Wayne Wilson – Unsung Hero of New Orleans Saints History

New Orleans Saints Running Back Wayne Wilson and his 1984 Topps Card
Wayne Wilson 1984 Topps Card

Wayne Wilson. Without a doubt, one of the most unheralded running backs in New Orleans Saints History. But he spent 7 years playing with the Saints, filling in for both George Rodgers at tailback and at fullback as well for Hokie Gajan. He is still #10 on All-Time Saints Career Rushing List.

Canal Street Chronicles has posted an excellent article on Wayne Wilson that is well worth the read.


One of the better all-around football players who ever wore a Saints uniform.
The names are familiar. Darren Sproles. Reggie Bush. Pierre Thomas. Even older fans still remember Tony Galbreath. But when it comes to all-around RBs in Saints history a name that’s rarely, if ever, mentioned is Wayne Wilson. And make no mistake about it Wayne Wilson is one of the better all-around football players to ever play for the New Orleans Saints. He could run, catch, block, and return kicks.
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