The Green Bay Packers signed RB Emanuel Wilson and released K Parker White. General Manager Brian Gutekunst announced the transactions Monday.
Wilson (5-10, 226), an undrafted rookie out of Fort Valley State in Georgia, spent some time with the Denver Broncos earlier this May. He participated in the HBCU Legacy Bowl and the NFLPA Bowl. After starting his college career at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, N.C., Wilson finished with two seasons at FVSU. In 2022, he earned second-team Division II All-America honors from the American Football Coaches Association and was the All-Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Player of the Year and Offensive Player of the Year. Wilson finished 2022 with 1,371 yards on 209 carries (6.6 avg.) with 17 rushing touchdowns, becoming the first 1,000-yard rusher in 18 seasons for the Wildcats. He ranked in the NCAA Division II top 10 in all-purpose yards (No. 6, 161.0 ypg), rushing yards per game (No. 7, 137.1 ypg), rushing yards (No. 7) and rushing TDs (No. 9). Wilson will wear No. 31 for the Packers.