Found September 30, 2013 on Fox Sports West:
Travis Wilson's long, shaggy hair and lanky build give him the appearance of a volleyball player more so than a quarterback. It's not completely out of the question as the sophomore out of San Clemente has played some volleyball. But he is, in fact, the leader of the Utes offense. The 12th-ranked Bruins are gearing up to face Wilson in Salt Late City, Thursday night in their Pac-12 opener, and Wilson is now public enemy No. 1 in Westwood. Wilson is an efficient passer and a strong runner, used similar to the way former Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein was last season. At 6-foot-7, he's much taller than the running quarterbacks the Bruins have faced, and his arm angle and unconventional delivery can be difficult for the defense to pick up. "He's a different style of runner," said UCLA defensive coordinator Lou Spanos. "However, the result is the same if not greater. He's made a lot of touchdowns, a lot of long runs and he's a good run...
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