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Ex-Giants RB David Wilson makes pro debut in triple jump

Ex-Giants RB David Wilson makes pro debut in triple jump

David Wilson knew he looked like a football player lined up alongside the rest of the triple jumpers at the Adidas Grand Prix. At 196 pounds, he dwarfed the competition — and he felt that weight on his jumps, too. The former New York Giants running back came up well short of his personal best Saturday in his first professional track and field meet. Wilson plans to jump again Sunday in his last chance to qualify for the U.S. championships. Wilson jumped 48 feet, 1 1/4 inches Saturday; he had posted a wind-aided 53-1 3/4 in college. He last competed in 2011, when he finished sixth at the NCAA meet for Virginia Tech. Because of a hamstring injury, Wilson hadn't tried a full...

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