Troy Wilson was a three-sport standout at Governor Thomas Johnson High School, where he played baseball, basketball, and football and carried his teams to win three Maryland state championships in three sports. In football, Troy was a strong-armed quarterback and unbelievable fast safety. In Troy’s freshman, junior, and senior years, his teams went undefeated and won the Maryland State Championship in 1982. Troy was a superb shortstop on the baseball field, playing all four years and leading his team to another state championship in 1983. Troy continued his football career at the University of Notre Dame, where he was a standout cornerback. He was chosen as a Monogram Award Winner all four years, played in the 1983 Liberty Bowl and in 1984 played in the Aloha Bowl. Troy also played professional football in the Canadian Football League, where he played four years with the Ottawa Rough Riders and was selected as an All-CFL defensive back in 1990.