Ex-football player, wrestler Wilson dies

Updated: February 6, 2009, 7:41 PM ET
Associated Press

ATLANTA -- Jim Wilson, an All-America offensive lineman on Vince Dooley's first team at Georgia who played four years in the NFL and had a second career in professional wrestling, died this week, the school announced Friday.

Wilson, 67, died Monday after a battle with cancer.

Dooley described Wilson as "the strongest player I've ever seen" after helping Georgia win seven games in the coach's first season. The Pittsburgh native was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the fourth round ...

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