Van Hooser, 23, transferred to Troy for the 2013 season after beginning his college career at Tulane. The 6-foot, 197-pounder was a three-year letter winner for Tulane, finishing with 55 receptions for 805 yards and nine touchdowns. Last season at Troy, he played in 10 games and finished with 13 receptions for 188 yards and two touchdowns and returned 15 kicks for 237 yards.
Wilson Van Hooser was signed by the New England Patriots as a rookie free agent on May 27, 2014.COLLEGE
- Played 48 games over three seasons at Tulane and one season at Troy and registered 68 receptions for 993 yards and 11 touchdowns.
- Redshirted as a freshman in 2009.
- Born Dec. 31, 1990, and is the son of Billy and Joy Van Hooser.
- Four-year letterman at Trinity Presbyterian where he played quarterback, running back, wide receiver and defensive back. Posted 107 receptions for 1,356 yards and 14 touchdowns in his career.
- Majored in sociology.