25 Antonio Wilcox
25 Antonio Wilcox
Height: 6-1
Weight: 230
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Fitzgerald, Ga.
High School: Fitzgerald
Position: RB

2016 — Heads into the 2017 season needing 37 rushing yards to reach 1,000 for his career...paced Furman in rushing for a second consecutive season, totaling 398 yards and a team leading six touchdowns...played in all 11 games and logged a pair of starts against Kennesaw State and Samford...caught 19 passes for 111 yards and one score...scored on a 6-yard run in the Paladins’ season opening contest at Michigan State...rushed eight times for 47 yards and a score against Kennesaw State in his first of two starts...ran 13 times for 58 yards and a touchdown and hauled in an 8-yard scoring pass in a 24-10 road win over VMI...rushed for a pair of scores versus Wofford...rushed 13 times for a season high 105 yards against Western Carolina (49-21 win)...named to the SoCon Academic Honor Roll.

2015 — Rushed for a team leading 375 yards and a touchdown and caught 17 passes for 234 yards....saw action in 10 games and posted five starts...ran 17 times for a career high 133 yards and a touchdown against Samford...reeled off a 43-yard third quarter touchdown run at Samford, igniting a rally from a 17-0 deficit on the way to a 20-17 victory...rushed 13 times for 50 yards in season opener against Coastal Carolina...had 18 carries for 68 yards in season finale at Wofford...sat out the S.C. State game due to injury.

2014 — Produced a promising, yet frustrating true freshman campaign, appearing in eight games and earning two starts at running back before being sidelined for the final four games due to a sprained ankle...was signed as a safety but made the move to running back early in preseason camp due to a rash of injuries to veteran running backs...rushed 14 times for 50 yards and caught one pass for five yards in his collegiate debut versus Gardner-Webb (13-3 win)...followed that with his first career start, an 11-carry, season high 57-yard rushing effort at Mercer (25-20 win)...had six rushes for 39 yards against FCS No. 3 ranked Coastal Carolina...sustained a severe ankle sprain early in the Paladins’ game against Samford...registered his second start at South Carolina, rushing four times for 24 yards....finished the season with 190 rushing yards.

High School:  2014 graduate of Fitzgerald (2A) High School...football coach was Jason Strickland...played wingback and safety in two years of action at Fitzgerald...rushed for 566 yards and two touchdowns and collected 46 tackles, two interceptions, and three fumble recoveries as a senior...earned first team all-region honors as a safety in 2013...selected to play in Georgia Athletic Coaches Association North-South All-Star Game...also played basketball and competed in track.

Personal: Full name is Curtis Antonio Wilcox...born January 14, 1996, in Fitzgerald, Georgia...mother is China Edwards...business administration major.