Russell Wilson is an American football player who plays quarterback for the Denver Broncos in the National Football League (NFL). Born in 1988 in Cincinnati, Ohio, Wilson has proven himself to be one of the best quarterbacks of his generation with his playing skills, leadership and field vision. After a successful college career at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Wilson was selected by the Seahawks in the third round of the 2012 draft. Since his arrival in the NFL, he has proven to have a major impact on his team's play. He helped the Seahawks win the Super Bowl in 2013 and reached the Super Bowl a second time in 2014. Wilson is known for his passing accuracy, his ability to read opposing defenses and his deep throwing ability. He is also a very athletic player, who can contribute to the game with his legs when necessary. He is considered one of the best point guards in the NFL and continues to be a dominant force in the league.