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Russell Wilson was born November 29, 1988 and is a quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League. Wilson was selected by the Seahawks with the 12th pick in the third round of the 2012 NFL Draft.
Wilson played college football for the University of Wisconsin during the 2011 season, in which he set the single season FBS record for passing efficiency and led the team to a Big Ten title and the 2012 Rose Bowl. Wilson received the Big Ten Quarterback of the Year award and was named a consensus first-team All-Big Ten and third-team All-American by Yahoo! Sports.
Wilson played football and baseball for North Carolina State University before transferring to Wisconsin. In 2008, he was named the ACC Rookie of the Year in football and became the first freshman quarterback to receive first team All-ACC honors. Wilson also played minor league baseball for the Tri-City Dust Devils in 2010 and the Asheville Tourists in 2011 as a second baseman.
Wilson signed a four-year, $2.99 million contract with the Seattle Seahawks on May 7, 2012. On August 26, 2012, he was named the Seahawks starting quarterback for the 2012 season.
Wilson's Seahawks opened the 2013 season with the first 4–0 start in franchise history, giving up their first loss to the Colts in week 5. The Seahawks then went on a 7-game winning streak, culminating in a 34–7 victory over the Saints in week 13 in which Wilson threw 3 touchdown passes and earned his second NFC Offensive Player of the Week award. Over the next 3 weeks the Seahawks would suffer 2 divisional losses to the 49ers and Cardinals, but defeated the Rams in week 17 to finish the season with a 13–3 record, the NFC West title, and the No. 1 seed in the playoffs. Wilson finished the season with 26 touchdown passes, 9 interceptions, and a 101.2 passer rating, becoming the first quarterback in the Super Bowl era to post a 100+ passer rating in each of his first 2 seasons. Wilson was named to his second Pro Bowl on December 27, 2013. On January 19, 2014, Wilson and the Seahawks defeated the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship Game, 23–17, sending the Seahawks to Super Bowl XLVIII. Wilson threw for 206 yards, 2 touchdowns, and no interceptions for a 123.1 passer rating in the 43-8 defeat over the Denver Broncos. Wilson became just the second black starting quarterback to win a Super Bowl, joining Super Bowl XXII winner Doug Williams. In addition to this, Wilson, at 5'11" tall, became the shortest quarterback to have ever won a Super Bowl, surpassing Len Dawson, Joe Theismann, and Drew Brees. Wilson earned a bonus of $169,141.73 for the 2013 season through the NFL's Performance-Based Pay program.
On September 21, 2014, Russell Wilson led the Seahawks on an 80 yard touchdown drive in overtime to defeat the Denver Broncos, 26-20, in a Week 3 rematch of the previous season's Super Bowl. On October 6, 2014, against the Washington Redskins, Wilson set a new Monday Night Football record for rushing yards by a quarterback in a single game with 122. The Seahawks clinched a playoff spot in Week 16 when the Dallas Cowboys defeated the Indianapolis Colts 42-7, eliminating the Philadelphia Eagles from postseason contention and allowing the Seahawks to clinch before their Sunday Night matchup. On December 21, 2014, Russell Wilson went 20/31 and threw for 339 yards with 2 touchdown passes and a rushing touchdown against the Cardinals in a primetime matchup on Sunday Night Football. The 339 passing yards is a career high for a regular season game. Wilson also led the offense in gaining 596 yards, setting a franchise record for most yards gained in a game. The Cardinals had the third best scoring defense heading into Week 16. The Seahawks won 35-6 as they snapped the Cardinals' 7 game home winning streak and regained 1st place in the NFC West as well as the NFC's #1 seed. The Seahawks defeated the Rams 20-6 in Week 17 to clinch the NFC West and the #1 seed for the second consecutive season, securing homefield advantage for the entirety of the NFC playoffs.
Wilson led the Seahawks to a home win over the Carolina Panthers in the Divisional round, winning by a margin of 31-17. The Seahawks became the first defending Super Bowl Champion to win a playoff game since the 2005 Patriots. The Seahawks advanced to their second consecutive NFC Championship and hosted the Green Bay Packers. Wilson threw 3 first half interceptions while completing only 2 passes to his own team as the Seahawks fell behind 16-0 at halftime. With the Packers leading 19-7 and 5 minutes remaining in the 4th quarter, Wilson threw his 4th interception. From that point onward, Wilson would lead the Seahawks on an improbable comeback. On the Seahawks' next drive, Wilson ran the ball in for a touchdown to cut the deficit to 19-14. After a successful onside kick recovery, Wilson led the Seahawks down the field, and Lynch ran in to give the Seahawks a 20-19 lead. Wilson completed a 15 yard 2 point conversion pass to Luke Wilson to make it 22-19 Seahawks. The Packers tied it up at the end of regulation and forced overtime. The Seahawks won the coin toss, and the offense took the field. Wilson led the Seahawks on an 80 yard drive that was capped by a 35 yard game winning touchdown pass to Kearse. The Seahawks completed their largest postseason comeback in franchise history as they clinched a Super Bowl berth. The Seahawks became the first defending champion to return to the Super Bowl since the 2004 Patriots. They faced the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX, where they were defeated by a final score of 28-24. The Seahawks led 24-14 heading into the 4th quarter, but the Patriots scored 2 consecutive touchdowns as they took a 4 point lead with 2:02 remaining. Within seconds, the Seahawks advanced to the Patriots' 1 yard line. However, with 25 seconds remaining, Wilson threw a game ending interception on the goal line to Patriots' safety, Malcolm Butler, that effectively ended the game, denying the Seahawks a repeat.
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