HEIGHT: 5'11 5/8"
WEIGHT: 191 lbs
—Physical player, attacks blockers.
—Plays with speed to run with receivers.
—Good zone player. Plays with good vision and route recognition.
—Tracks the ball well in the air.
—Shows some position flexibility.
—Poor positioning downfield at times.
—Slower reaction when opening. Occasionally gives receivers a step on him.
—Can disappear and go through the motions.
—Tackling security is a question.
8 Games: 29 tackles, 4 PBU, 1 FR
Started as a true freshman.
Wilson is a long-armed cornerback with a physical play style. He has shown the ability to play both man and zone coverage. Although he has shown the speed to run with receivers, too often he falls a step behind, lacking the desired positioning and leverage needed in the pass game at times. He hasn't really kept the elite consistency he has shown earlier in his career, with a large majority of his career stats coming from previous seasons.
Though Wilson has shown obvious speed and athleticism, he must continue to work on his craft in press coverage. After his knee injury in 2018, Wilson was able to bounce back for modest showings in the 2019 and 2020 season. He has potential to have a good career at the next level but will need to improve his play consistency along with increasing playmaking plays.
GRADE: 7.51/10 (Potential NFL Starter Round 3)
OVERALL RANK: 87/300
POSITION RANK: CB10
PRO COMPARISON: P.J. Williams
Written by B/R NFL Scout Cory Giddings