No cause of death was given.
After hanging up the cleats, he worked as an assistant coach with the Cowboys and the Chicago Bears.
The Vikings drafted Wilson in the eighth-round of the 1981 NFL Draft.
Wade Wilson, who spent 17 seasons as an National Football League quarterback and nearly two more decades as an assistant coach, died Friday on his 60th birthday. Wilson made an impact on several organizations as a player, including the Atlanta Falcons, New Orleans Saints, Dallas Cowboys, and Oakland Raiders in a playing career which spanned 17 years.
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So, first of all, I want to play very well my football. "I am a dreamer; I want to play my football". They were really patient and we need to work to change the mentality and go on".
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Wade Wilson of the Dallas Cowboys looks on during a game against the Arizona Cardinals in 1996.
When his playing days were over, Wilson wasn't quite done with the NFL. He tutored Tony Romo, an undrafted free agent who became the franchise's all-time leader with 248 touchdown passes, and Dak Prescott, who was named National Football League rookie of the year in 2016 after being selected by Dallas in the fourth round of the draft.
Aikman tweeted, "Sad news today we lost a teammate far too soon". Prayers for his children and family. Wilson completed 1,391-of-2,428 passes for 17,283 yards and 99 touchdowns.
A member of the team from 1981 to 1991 where he played in 76 games and started 48, Wilson was named to the Pro Bowl in 1998. He was a backup quarterback for the Cowboys from 1995-97, including the Super Bowl XXX championship team.