Jeff Wilson Jr plies his trade with the San Francisco 49ers as running back in the National Football League (NFL). Born on November 16, 1995, Wilson grew up in Texas and attended Elkhart High School where he played high school football.



He was named an AP Class 2A first-team all-state as a senior after rushing for 2,749 yards and 36 touchdowns. He received offers from North Texas, Louisiana-Monroe, New Mexico State, and Texas State. Later on, he committed to Nort Texas to play college football.

Jeff Wilson Jr Wilson appeared in 41 games (29 starts) during his four-year career in North Texas. He rushed for 3,205 yards and 32 touchdowns on 562 attempts while adding 70 receptions for 527 yards and two touchdowns. He finished his college career ranked third in rushing touchdowns (32) and fourth in rushing yards (3,205) in school history.



When was Jeff Wilson Jr drafted?

Jeff Wilson Jr was first drafted by the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent on May 1, 2018. He was waived on September 1, 2018, and was signed to the practice squad the next day. Luckily for Wilson, his position was elevated from undrafted agent to active roaster on November 24, 2018.

Wilson made his NFL debut against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 12. He had seven carries for 33 rushing yards in the 9–27 road loss. Wilson finished his rookie year with 266 rushing yards and 98 receiving yards.

The 2020 season saw Wilson being re-signed by the 49ers to a one-year contract. He was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list by the team on July 30, 2020,[23] and activated from the list five days later.

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