A lineman on the University of Missouri football team in the 1920s - and member of the Jewish fraternity ZBT (Zeta Beta Tau) - Wilner was named honorable mention on the All-time ZBT football team in 1929.
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Wilner played two seasons of varsity football for the Missouri Tigers in the 1920s. In 1927, he helped the team capture the Missouri Valley Conference championship and finish with an overall record of 7-2-0. The following year, the Tigers struggled a bit and only finished 4-4-0.
Wilner played on the line at the University of Missouri, 1927-28.
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Zeta Beta Tau Quarterly, March 1929