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Wolfpack's Wilson living a dream as two-sport college athlete

Originally Published: July 31, 2008
By Chris Preston | Special to ESPN.com

Wandering raccoons and sleep-deprived neighbors bore witness to Russell Wilson's competitive drive long before the baseball and football coaching staffs at North Carolina State University ever did.

Growing up in suburban Richmond, Va., Russell and his older brother, Harry -- 5½ years his senior -- engaged in epic backyard-baseball games that often ended in the wee hours of the morning on weekdays.

Despite their close relationship, things got a little chippy ...

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