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Former HBCU WR Robert Wilson who went on to play in NFL passed away at 46

Robert Wilson the former NFL wide out from FAMU passed away at the age of 46.

FAMU lost a great today. According to the FAMU website, former FAMU wide receiver Robert Wilson passed away at the age of 46.

Wilson, a native of Monticello, Fla., played wide receiver for the Rattlers from 1993 to 1996.

Following an amazing career in Tallahassee, he went on to play five seasons in the NFL with the Seattle Seahawks and New Orleans Saints.

Please keep the family of Robert in your prayers. May God Bless him and Rattler Nation.

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