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Curious, as Wilson led the league in total offense (3,998 yards) last season with the fourth highest single-season total in league history. Wilson also led the ACC in touchdown responsibility (37) and in touchdown passes (28) last year.
“Russell and I have had very open conversations about his responsibilities respective to baseball and football,” O’Brien said in a statement. “While I am certainly respectful of Russell’s dedication to baseball these last several years, within those discussions I also communicated to him the importance of his time
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But Wilson is playing second base for the Asheville Tourists, a Single-A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies.
“Although I remain undecided on the option of playing college football this coming season, I believe it is in the best interest of the players and coaches involved to end any speculation of my return to the Wolfpack,” Wilson said in a statement. “It has become apparent that the time has come for the program to move on without me.”