Russell Wilson is an NFL player currently with the Seattle Seahawks. He has been named to two Pro Bowls and won a Super Bowl in 2014.
Wilson was drafted in the third round of the 2012 NFL draft after spending his final collegiate season at Wisconsin. He played for three seasons at North Carolina State before transferring before the 2011 season.
Wilson was named the starter for the Seahawks before the 2012 season and led the team to a playoff berth. He tied an NFL record for the most passing touchdowns in a season by a rookie. The Seahawks lost to the Falcons in the divisional playoff.
He set another record by winning 24 games as as starter in his first two seasons. In early 2014, the Seahawks capped off Wilson's second season by blowing out the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII for the franchise’s first championship.
Wilson had another solid year in the 2014-2015 season, passing for 3,475 yards with 20 touchdowns and seven interceptions. He also ran for 849 yards and six scores. He became the first quarterback in NFL history to throw for 300-plus yards and rush for 100-plus yards in a single game during a Week 7 loss to the St. Louis Rams.