Versatile player who can play linebacker or safety … Played 20 games as a South Carolina Gamecock before transferring to N.C. A&T … Also made four starts for the Gamecocks … Missed out on a spring to recover from elbow surgery … Will play the strongside linebacker position for the Aggies.
2017 Season: Played eight games with one start … Credited with seven tackles, all unassisted … Played in the season opener against NC State … Logged his first career sack in the victory over Tennessee ... Made his first start of the season against Wofford and made three tackles before suffering a season-ending elbow injury.
2016: Played 12 games with three starts … Made 15 tackles, one forced fumble and one interception... Made his debut in the win over Vanderbilt ... Earned his first career start and had his best performance in the East Carolina win posting five tackles (four unassisted) and a forced fumble... Jarred the ball loose at a crucial time, creating a fourth-quarter turnover near the goal line ... Started at the nickel position against Texas A&M and made two tackles... Made his first career interception against Georgia with the pick coming inside of the Carolina 10-yard line... Also logged a tackle for loss in that contest ... Notched three tackles including a tackle for loss at Clemson... Named to the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.
2015: Took a redshirt season … Named to the 2015-16 First-Year SEC Honor Roll.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Hapeville Charter in Atlanta in 2015... played both safety and running back for coach Winston Gordon and the Hornets... underwent knee surgery in October and missed the rest of his senior season... rated the 52nd-best safety in the country by Scout... regarded as the 70th-best player in the state and the 41st-best safety in the country by 247Sports... ranked as the 90th-best player in Georgia and the No. 58 safety in the country by ESPN.
PERSONAL: Antoine D. Wilder Jr. was born December 2, 1996... is an experimental psychology major.