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ESPN: Big Ten rankings: No. 18, Russell Wilson

Continuing on in our Big Ten preseason player countdown, based on past performance and potential impact for 2011 (NFL stock not included). Safe to say this is the only guy on the list who has never played a down in the Big Ten:

No. 18: Russell Wilson, QB, Sr., 5-11, 210

2010 numbers: Completed 308 of 527 passes (58.4 percent) for 3,563 yards, with 28 touchdowns and 14 interceptions in 13 starts at NC State. Also rushed for 435 yards and nine touchdowns on 143 carries.

Why he's here: Sure, Wilson has no history in the Big Ten. But he ...

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