Juco LB Wilson bound for Big Ten

The Minnesota Golden Gophers have collected a verbal from Jones County Junior College (Ellisville, Miss.) linebacker Damien Wilson, according to multiple reports. He made an official visit to campus for the weekend of Nov. 30.

Florida International, Louisiana Tech, Marshall, Memphis, South Alabama, Southern Miss and Troy also extended scholarship offers to the 6-foot-2, 230-pound Liberty, Miss. native.

Minnesota has 14 players, including two junior college talents, on board for 2013.