Fresno State grabs first Las Vegas Bowl weekly honor of 2014 behind linebacker Kyrie Wilson
Steady rushing attack and defensive interception leads to 56-16 win
Fresno State spread the wealth, with three quarterbacks throwing touchdown passes to four receivers.
'Dogs survive four second-half turnovers to defeat Hawai'i 42-37
Karl Mickelson and Kyrie Wilson are making the most an opportunity
Last updated on July 15, 2014
2013 (Sophomore): Started all 13 games at inside linebacker ... tied for second on the team with 87 tackles - 52 of which were solo stops ... had 3.5 sacks and 5.0 tackles for a loss on the season ... recorded six pass breakups, one quarterback hurry and one forced fumble that came in the San Jose State game, Nov. 29 ... had a season-high 11 tackles at Hawai'i, Sept. 28, when eight of his 11 were solo stops ... had six or more tackles in 10-of-13 games ... recorded seven tackles and two sacks in the Mountain West Championship game victory over Utah State.
2012 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in all 13 games during his redshirt freshman season ... had 20 tackles and 2.5 tackles for a loss ... recorded two pass breakups, one quarterback hurry and blocked Fresno State's only punt of the season on Oct. 27 at New Mexico ... had a season-high six tackles on Nov. 3 against Hawai'i.
2011 (Freshman): Redshirted.
High School: Two-way player ... during high school career recorded 40 receptions, 629 receiving yards, 15.7 yards per reception and six touchdowns as a tight end... Southwest Yosemite League Defensive MVP as a senior... All-Southwest Yosemite Linebacker as a junior... three-star recruit according to Rivals.com and ranked No. 100 at his position nationally.
Personal: Born Nov. 5, 1992 in Fresno, Calif. ... parents are Rochelle Barnette and Dotwan Wilson ... has two brothers, Treyvon and Trinity ... enjoys hanging out with friends ... lists his favorite athlete as Michael Vick ... admires his mother the most because she is always there for him ... recruited by Nevada, Oregon, USC and Washington State ... chose Fresno State because all his family lives here and they will be able to come see him play ... majoring in criminology-corrections.