Basil Wilkerson

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Basil Wilkerson
Position: Offensive lineman
Personal information
Date of birth: (1907-01-22)January 22, 1907
Place of birth: Duncan, Oklahoma
Date of death: September 2, 1967(1967-09-02) (aged 60)
Place of death: Odessa, Texas
Career information
High school: Duncan (OK)
College: Oklahoma City
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games played: 10
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Basil Glenn Wilkerson (January 22, 1907 – September 2, 1967) was an American football offensive lineman in the National Football League (NFL) for the Boston Braves, Staten Island Stapletons, and the Cincinnati Reds. He played college football at Oklahoma City University.

Early life[edit]

Wilkerson was born in Duncan, Oklahoma and attended Duncan High School.

College career[edit]

Wilkerson attended and played college football at Oklahoma City University. He was part of the Oklahoma City Stars football team that went undefeated in 1931.[1] After the season, Wilkerson played in the East–West Shrine Game.[1]

Professional career[edit]

After college, Wilkerson played in the National Football League (NFL) for the Boston Braves, Staten Island Stapletons, and the Cincinnati Reds.

After football[edit]

Wilkerson and his family moved to Odessa, Texas and he became a member of the Odessa College board of regents.[2] He died of a heart attack on September 2, 1967.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1931 College Football Top 25". TipTop25.com. Archived from the original on 2016-03-05. Retrieved 2015-07-09. 
  2. ^ "Branding Iron Yearbook". Odessa College. 1968. Retrieved 2015-07-09. 

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