Father Of N.c. State's Russell Wilson Dies

(By Lorenzo Perez, (Raleigh) News & Observer) Harrison Wilson, the father of N.C. State quarterback Russell Wilson, passed away last night after a long illness, the university's sports information office said this morning.A lawyer, Harrison Wilson suffered a stroke in 2008. In college, he was a football and baseball standout for Dartmouth University and earned a free-agent tryout at wide receiver with the San Diego Chargers.

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