First CFL Game: June 25, 2017 vs. Hamilton (Toronto)
College: Florida State University (2011-13)
Enters the 2021 CFL season with 3,510 all-purpose yards
Came out of retirement to sign a contract with the Elks in February, 2021
2017 CFL Most Outstanding Rookie
105th Grey Cup champion with Toronto in 2017
Combined for 1,405 all-purpose yards in 2017 with Toronto
Spent three seasons in the NFL between 2014 and 2016 (Cincinnati and Buffalo)
2014 BCS National Champion at FSU
2012 and 2013 ACC champion with Florida State
Offensive MVP of 2012 ACC Championship Game
Son of former NFLer James Wilder Sr.
2020: (Montreal) Due to uncertainty over the 2020 CFL season amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, he announced his retirement from playing before being able to play a game with Montreal.
2019: (Toronto) Played 14 games for Toronto, finishing with 875 all-purpose yards, with one rushing TD and four receiving TDs
2018: (Toronto) 13 regular season games for the Argos, rushing for 691 yards and another 539 through the air…Suffered a leg injury in Week 16, which held him out for the remainder of the season.
2017: (Toronto) Played in 17 regular season games with the Argos, rushing for 872 yards, plus 467 yards receiving… Registered five rushing TDs…Named CFL Most Outstanding Rookie…Part of Toronto’s Grey Cup championship team…Had nine carries including a TD, plus a pair of receptions in 27-24 win over Calgary in the 105th Grey Cup.