20 - Michael Wilson
Michael Wilson
Height: 6-0
Weight: 175
Year: RS Junior
Hometown: Grand Rapids, Mich.
High School: East Grand Rapids
College: U. S. Naval Academy
Position: P

2011:  Handles punting duties in all 11 games...ranked eighth in the PFL with a 37.1 average...had three punts of 50 or more yards with a long punt of 57 yards at Dayton...dropped 13 punts inside the opponent's 20-yard line...named first team PFL Academic All-League.

2010:  Second team All-PFL punter...ranked second in the PFL in punting average...had the league’s second-longest punt with a 71-yard kick against Campbell...averaged better than 40 yards per punt in six of Butler’s 11 games...tied for second in the PFL in number of punts inside the 20-yard line (16)...dropped four punts inside the 20 against both Taylor and Morehead State...named first team punter on the PFL Academic All-League squad...chosen to the PFL Academic Honor Roll.

2009:  Butler’s Special Teams Most Valuable Player...honorable mention All-PFL punter...ranked seventh in the PFL in punting average...led the league in number of punts inside the 20-yard line (29)...dropped four punts inside the 20-yard line in Butler’s victory at Dayton...had seven punts of 50 or more yards with a long punt of 69 yards against Davidson...named to the PFL Academic Honor Roll.

2008:  Joined the Bulldogs during spring practice...transfer from the U. S. Naval Academy.

Personal:  Economics major...born 1/18/90...son of Craig and Laurie Wilson.

High School:  Three-year All-Conference and All-Area placekicker at East Grand Rapids High School...helped high school squad to back-to-back state championships in 2005 and 2006...named to the 2007 Dream Team...set a Michigan state high school record for most PATs (179)...averaged 41.0 yards as a punter in 2007...honor student...High School Coach:  Peter Stuursma.