Player Name: Tyler Wilson
Queen City Sports Ranking: 3rd
Tyler Wilson joins a group of past quarterbacks who most likely regrets his decision to return to school for his senior season. The beginning of the Arkansas offseason didn’t get started on the right foot with head coach Bobby Petrino caught in the middle of a scandal and eventually fired. It didn’t get much better after that. Wilson struggled throughout 2012 in part because he lost a few receivers to the NFL but mainly because his offensive line couldn’t protect him and he took a beating for it.
Wilson finished the 2012 season with 3,387 passing yards, 21 touchdowns and 13 interceptions. That was a dramatic drop from the 3,638 yards, 24 touchdowns and only 6 interceptions he threw during his junior year.
While there wasn’t much to take from 2012, Wilson did stand out in his 2011 season. To start the year he was named captain of the team and led his Razorbacks to only the...