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Illinois DB Tavon Wilson to work out for Falcons

by Aaron Wilson of Scout.com, March 11, 2012 at 9:42 pm ET

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Illinois safety Tavon Wilson has a private workout Monday for Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff, coach Mike Smith and defensive coordinator Mike Nolan, according to a league source with knowledge of the situation.

Falcons director of player personnel David Caldwell is also expected to attend the workout.

The 6-foot, 205-pounder was selected All-Big Ten Conference honorable-mention, recording 74 tackles, 5 1/2 for losses, seven pass deflections one sack one interception and two fumble recoveries.

Wilson returned one fumble for a touchdown.

As a junior, he started every game and 48 tackles, two for losses, eight pass deflections, one interception and two fumble recoveries.

As a sophomore, he finished third on the team with 74 tackles and led the team with seven pass deflections.

Wilson chose Illinois over Maryland, Boston College and Michigan State.

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Edited by falcon057
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What's his forty?

NFL | Tavon Wilson participates in Pro Day

Wed, 07 Mar 2012 12:40:00 -0800

University of Illinois DB Tavon Wilson measured 5-foot-11, 205 pounds at his Pro Day Tuesday, March 6. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.50 seconds and 4.55 seconds, the short shuttle in 4.16 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.04 seconds. He measured a 32-inch vertical jump, a 10-foot-4 broad jump and completed 17 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press.

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