|Career highlights and awards|
|CFL All-Star||1927, 28, 29|
|Awards||1929 - Jeff Russel Memorial Trophy|
Primarily playing tackle (called "middle"), Wilson also played guard ("inside") and flying wing. Wilson played for the Toronto Argonauts from 1922 to 1930, including 52 regular season games and a team record 21 playoff games. His best season was 1929, when he was named team captain and won the Jeff Russel Memorial Trophy as best player in the east. He then retired, but returned to the Argos for one more season, and finished his career playing with the Sarnia Imperials in 1931.
- Dick Shatto Captures Jeff Russel Trophy - The Montreal Gazette - Nov 8, 1957
- "FANBASE entry : D. "Red" Wilson". Archived from the original on 2012-07-09. Retrieved 2012-04-26.
- Former "T" Rugby Stars for Argos Montreal Gazette, September 13, 1928
- Bengals Stage Uphill battle to beat Argos Ottawa Citizen October 14, 1929
- Imperials and Mustangs tuned to concert pitch Border Cities Star, November 20, 1931
- Likely Argo Squad - Wilson may replace Stirrett at Flying Wing Montreal Gazette, September 25, 1923
- 2008 Toronto Argonauts Media Guide
- Oarsmen Hopefully of Victory Here Ottawa Citizen October 5, 1929
- Protest by Argos Ruled Irregular Montreal Gazette, October 19, 1929
- Argos hopeful Stars will return Montreal Gazette, September 30, 1930