Second-year receiver who has made plenty of progress ... has worked his way into the rotation of receivers .... has good hands and good speed ... did well in the Spring ... caught three passes for 96 yards in the 2011 Tiger Bowl ... scored first touchdown of game on a 63-yard reception from Peter Athens in second quarter ... may return kickoffs for the Tigers ... could also be a special teams standout ... was a freshman red-shirt last year.
2011 SEASON: Appeared in 11 games as wide receiver with one start ... made first start of career at Old Dominion in Tigers’ victory ... caught nine passes for 123 yards and one touchdown ... finished seventh on team in receiving ... helped Tigers to season-opening win over Morgan State with two catches for 16 yards and a touchdown ... caught a 10-yard TD pass in the fourth quarter to close out the scoring ... had a 36-yard reception in win over Colgate ... caught an 11-yard pass against Richmond ... had a career best three catches for 32 yards in come-from-behind win at Old Dominion ... caught two passes for 28 yards against Delaware ... had one tackle on special teams.
AT MOUNT HEBRON HIGH SCHOOL: Named first team All-Howard County as wide receiver ... also returned kickoff and punts for the Vikings .. named as Howard County Offensive Player of the Year as a senior ... honorable mention All-State selection ... two-time All-County choice for Coach Ross Hannon ... caught 57 passes for 1,026 yards and 12 touchdowns as a senior ... ranked second in the state for receiving yards in senior season ... stood third in state with 12 touchdown catches ... also had two kickoff returns for touchdowns ... also returned a punt for a touchdown .... scored ten TD’s as a junior and had 800 receiving yards ... scored 28 touchdowns in career for the Vikings ... also a member of the Vikings’ track and field team.
PERSONAL: Has one sister ... lists parents as the people he admires most ... did community service work running youth camps at Mount Hebron High School ... avid fan of the Carolina Panthers ... favorite NFL player is wide receiver Steve Smith of Carolina ... lists soccer player Christiano Ronaldo as his favorite athlete ... enjoys dining at Subway ... lists Denzel Washington as his favorite actor ... parents are graduates of the University of South Carolina ... son of Michael and Darlene Wilkins ... born on April 13, 1992 in
Columbia, S.C. ... major is criminal justice.