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Seahawks bio: Russell Wilson

Russell Wilson Age: 24, born Nov. 29, 1988. Position: Quarterback. Height, weight: 5-11, 206 pounds. College: Wisconsin. High school: Collegiate School...

Age: 24, born Nov. 29, 1988.

Position: Quarterback.

Height, weight: 5-11, 206 pounds.

College: Wisconsin.

High school: Collegiate School (Richmond, Va.)

Acquired: Drafted in third round (No. 75 overall), 2012.

Playoff highlights: Wilson completed 15 of 26 passes for 187 yards in the Seahawks' victory over the Redskins. He also ran for 67 yards on just eight carries.

By the numbers: 26 — Touchdown passes during the regular season, tying Peyton Manning's NFL rookie record. 5 — Quarterbacks taken before Wilson in April's NFL draft. .229 — Wilson's batting average in two seasons of minor-league baseball.

Did you know: Wilson comes from an athletic family. His father and brother each played two sports in college. His sister, Anna, is a high-school freshman in Richmond, Va., a guard on the Collegiate School's basketball team already attracting attention from college recruiters.

Quotable: "I always expect greatness and always expect an opportunity." — Russell Wilson.

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Russell Wilson

Age: 24, born Nov. 29, 1988.

Position: Quarterback.

Height, weight: 5-11, 206 pounds.

College: Wisconsin.

High school: Collegiate School (Richmond, Va.)

Acquired: Drafted in third round (No. 75 overall), 2012.

Playoff highlights: Wilson completed 15 of 26 passes for 187 yards in the Seahawks' victory over the Redskins. He also ran for 67 yards on just eight carries.

By the numbers:

26 — Touchdown passes during the regular season, tying Peyton Manning's NFL rookie record.

5 — Quarterbacks taken before Wilson in April's NFL draft.

.229 — Wilson's batting average in two seasons of minor-league baseball.

Did you know: Wilson comes from an athletic family. His father and brother each played two sports in college. His sister, Anna, is a high school freshman in Richmond, Va., a guard on the Collegiate School's basketball team already attracting attention from college recruiters.

Quotable: "I always expect greatness and always expect an opportunity." — Russell Wilson.

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