Marvin Wilson: 3 things to know about the Florida State football defensive tackle
Here is some basic info on Wilson:
Height: 6 feet, 5 inches
Weight: 311 pounds
Age: 20 years old (born Sept. 5, 1998)
Now learn three more facts about the Florida State Seminole.
Marvin Wilson loves FSU's honey fried chicken
The golden ticket in Marvin Wilson's recruitment was the honey fried chicken. When asked about what made him commit to FSU, Wilson mentioned FSU's player dining hall's.
"The best meal I had by far was when I was at Florida State," Wilson said. "They had this thing called honey fried chicken. I was like, 'That sounds kinda suspect,' and I got one piece.
“I bit into that one piece of chicken and went and grabbed the pan, and we ate that whole pan of honey fried chicken," Wilson said. "That's probably the best chicken I've ever had in my life."
Marvin Wilson is close to his mom
The talented tackle uses his social media profiles to share heartfelt messages about his mother.
On Mother's Day in 2017, Wilson wrote to his mother on Twitter that “I can’t wait to change our lives in 3 years”.
According to The Athletic, Wilson is in a group chat with his mother, older sister, and godmother. Every morning they exchange messages of encouragement and love.
Marvin Wilson's writes poetry
When he was in middle school, Wilson's talent for writing poetry was discovered by one of his coaches, according to ESPN. In high school, Wilson took creative writing classes, and he received recognition for a poem on the adversity in his upbringing.
He received Scholastic Art and Writing's Silver Key, which honors stand-out works submitted to local programs that demonstrate exceptional ability, according to the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.
"The majority of the time, I wrote about all of my troubles," Wilson said to ESPN. "That's how I wrote poetry. I don't express myself to a lot of people at all, so I just wrote about that."