BYU midfielder Zach Wilson put on a show Monday night at the Boca Raton Bowl, throwing three touchdowns and sprinting two more in the first half alone as part of their 49-23 win in Central Florida.
Wilson finished the match 26 out of 34 at 425 yards, was named MVP, and may have given Gates fans a ray of hope after their team likely blew their chance. To select Clemson stud quarterback Trevor Lawrence With # 1 selection in the NFL 2021 Draft.
Planes , After Sunday’s turmoil from the rams, Set to pick second place, but may still look to the midfielder even if Jaguars Lawrence picked up with the higher pick.
Wilson and Ohio State superstar Justin Fields are considered the best midfielders behind Lawrence.
The planes will have to decide whether either of them is worth the move from Sam Darnold, who has been inconsistent and handicapped by injuries since being made the third pick in the 2018 draft.
Wilson, a 21-year-old from Utah, entered the year relatively unknown, but shot his draft board after throwing 30 touchdown passes – seven more than he threw in the first two seasons – with only three interceptions during the 10 BYU -1 season Normal.
His rise may be the exact opposite of that of Joe Borough, who was picked up by the Bengals with the first pick last spring, but Wilson has also drawn comparisons to another midfielder of the big names.
Steve Young, Hall of Famer and BYU alum, told KNBR last month, “I’m not going to say he’s Patrick Mahomes, but what I’m saying, he’s playing like Patrick Mahomes.” “Like, there’s no throwing he can’t do. It’s just intuitive and really present when he’s playing. Every week, I was like, Wow, that’s a good thing.”
Wilson’s ability to improvise while flying has not only been compared to that of Mahomes, the best player in the world, but also the ability of the 6-foot, 3-foot, and 210 mobile hammer, a skill that NFL teams today value more than ever.
Wilson rushed for eight touchdowns and 242 yards during the regular season.
Although he has not officially announced the draft, it would be a surprise if Wilson remained in school.
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