Like most quarterbacks in this year's class, Tyler Wilson tumbled down the draft board. Excitement turned to anxiety and then to anger when day three rolled around and he still hadn't been taken.
To clear his head, the former record-setting Arkansas quarterback ventured out to a local Walmart Supercenter.
And that's when the Oakland Raiders called, creating a buzz amongst curious shoppers.
“I was fed up with watching so we just got out and then get the phone call there in Walmart, of all places, but that’s good being from Arkansas,” Wilson said, via the Log Cabin Democrat. “He’s standing right next to me and kind of hears the conversation a little bit. I kind felt like everybody in the store at that point had kind of figured out what’s going on. That was fun. We ended up getting out of there without too much harm and ended up getting back and celebrated with friends and family.”
The Raiders took Wilson with their fourth-round selection (112th overall) on Saturday, at l...