Seattle Seahawks great, Russell Wilson, mourns loss of grandfather, former JSU basketball coach

Seattle Seahawks great, Russell Wilson, mourns loss of grandfather, former JSU basketball coach
Dr. Harrison Wilson, grandfather of Seattle Seahawks great Russell Wilson and former JSU coach, dies at 95. Source: Russell Wilson/Twitter

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Seattle Seahawks quarterback, Russell Wilson mourns the death of his grandfather in a tweet saying he’s “going to miss you Grandpa.”

Dr. Harrison B Wilson, Junior was a basketball coach and educator at Jackson State University and long-time president of Norfolk State University in Norfolk, Virginia.

Dr. Wilson was a star athlete at Kentucky State University in the 1940′s before going on to coach basketball at Jackson State in the 1950′s, where his teams had a 340-72 overall record, according to HBCU Gameday,

He was 95-years-old.

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