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Tale of the Tape: film breakdown of Raiders rookie QB Tyler Wilson

After the 2011 season, a season in which Tyler Wilson completed over 63% of his passes for 3600 yards and 24 TDs with only 6 INTs, Wilson seemed as good a candidate as any for the 2012 Heisman. With an unexpected scandal and the ensuing firing of head coach Bobby Petrino combined with Wilson losing his top 3 targets to the NFL (Jarius Wright, Joe Adams and Greg Childs were all...
Via Thoughts from the Dark Side
May 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Meet the Raiders 4th Round Pick Tyler Wilson

The Raiders select Tyler Wilson in the 4th round Overview Winning two straight Arkansas state titles to finish his high school career was simply a harbinger of Wilson’s future success in Fayetteville. He bided his time his first three seasons behind current New England Patriots backup Ryan Mallett before spreading his wings as a starter in 2011. Wilson threw a total of 109 passes...
Via Raider Ninja
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft: Tyler Wilson Scouting Report

Player Name: Tyler Wilson Position: Quarterback School: Arkansas Queen City Sports Ranking: 3rd Overview/Awards: 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...
Via Queen City Sports
April 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Bielema looking for starting QB at Arkansas

Bret Bielema knew the quarterback questions were coming before he sat down Friday for his first news conference since the beginning of spring practice. The new Arkansas coach wasted little time in acknowledging the significance of finding a replacement for the graduated Tyler Wilson, addressing the void during his opening comments. ''I think there's no doubt that on...
Via AP on Fox
March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft: QB Tyler Wilson Scouting Report

Arkansas Razorbacks quarterback Tyler Wilson had an interesting career in Fayetteville.He started off his career as the backup to Ryan Mallett, and became the regular starter in 2011 after Mallett was drafted by the New England Patriots.Wilson had a great career once he was handed the Razorbacks' playbook.During the 2011 season, Wilson completed 63.2 percent of his passes for...
Via Football Nation
February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Arkansas QB Tyler Wilson Sees Himself As First Round Pick

Tyler Wilson was the talk of college football as a gunslinging Sophomore, and there was talk of being a first round pick in 2012 as a Junior. That was before Bobby Petrino was fired, and the Razorbacks folded under John L. Smith in 2013.  Since then there hasn’t been much talk of Wilson and first round pick, but that could change after this weeks NFL Combine. Wilson talked with USA...
Via Thacover2
February 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Arkansas QB Tyler Wilson Sees Himself As First Round Pick

Tyler Wilson was the talk of college football as a gunslinging Sophomore, and there was talk of being a first round pick in 2012 as a Junior. That was before Bobby Petrino was fired, and the Razorbacks folded under John L. Smith in 2013.  Since then there hasn’t been much talk of Wilson and first round pick, but that could change after this weeks NFL Combine. Wilson talked with...
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Spring lookahead: Arkansas Razorbacks

With great optimism and enthusiasm, former Iowa defensive lineman and Wisconsin head coach Bret Bielema is attempting to put his mark on an Arkansas program that could use a little TLC. After a year deflating year, Bielema was the surprise hire of December and provided a small ray of sunshine to the Razorback nation. Comfortably in his office now, he feels confident that he has assembled...
Via Fox Sports South
February 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Tyler Wilson’s 2013 NFL Draft Scouting Report

2013 NFL Draft Scouting Report on Tyler WilsonBy CJ MilnerTyler Wilson, QB, ArkansasHeight: 6-foot-2Weight: 220 lbsStrengths- Underrated athlete- Nice footwork in pocket- Good pocket awareness- Quick release- Very good arm strength- Arm strength to make throws outside the numbers- At times he can make wonderful touch passes over defenders- Leadership ability- Can drive the team down...
Via New NFL Draft
December 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Arkansas eyes role of spoiler against No. 8 LSU

Arkansas quarterback Tyler Wilson would love nothing more than to play the role of spoiler this week. Any hopes of a bowl game ended in a loss at Mississippi State last week for the Razorbacks (4-7, 2-5 Southeastern Conference), who began the season ranked in the top 10. What began with national championship dreams, even following former coach Bobby Petrino's firing in April...
Via AP on Fox
November 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Arkansas looks to keep pressure off QB Wilson

(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By KURT VOIGT AP Sports Writer Arkansas hopes to keep the pressure off quarterback Tyler Wilson this week. Wilson was pressured throughout a 19-15 win over Tulsa last week, leaving fans in Razorback Stadium gasping after each shot. The senior missed a game and a half earlier this season with a concussion, and his health is critical...
Via AP on Fox
November 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Arkansas QB Wilson next up for Tulsa's sack attack

(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By JEFF LATZKE AP College Football Writer Tyler Wilson, beware. No team in the country has sacked more opposing quarterbacks this season than Tulsa, which will be chasing after Arkansas' NFL prospect of a quarterback on Saturday. The Golden Hurricane (7-1) lead the nation with 35 sacks this season, an average of 4.4 per game...
Via AP on Fox
October 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Arkansas 49, Kentucky 7

Tyler Wilson and Arkansas took out a season's worth of frustration against Kentucky. Wilson was 23 of 31 passing for 372 yards and a career-high five touchdowns to lead Arkansas to a 49-7 win over the Wildcats in a game shortened by severe weather. Wilson threw a 74-yard touchdown pass to running back Jonathan Williams on the opening play for the Razorbacks, who had 533 yards...
Via AP on Fox
October 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Wilson's 5 TDs leads Arkansas past Kentucky

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) -- Tyler Wilson and Arkansas took out a season's worth of frustration against Kentucky. Wilson was 23 of 31 passing for 372 yards and a career-high five touchdowns to lead Arkansas to a 49-7 win over the Wildcats in a game shortened by severe weather. Wilson threw a 74-yard touchdown pass to running back Jonathan Williams on the opening play for the...
Via Fox Sports South
October 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Kentucky-Arkansas suspended by lightning

Kentucky's game at Arkansas has been delayed due to lightning. The Razorbacks (2-4, 1-2 Southeastern Conference) led 14-0 at the time of the delay, which happened with 3:32 remaining in the first quarter after lightning struck within six miles of Razorback Stadium. They took the early lead on a Tyler Wilson touchdown pass to Jonathan Williams, and Dennis Johnson later added...
Via AP on Fox
October 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Arkansas QB Wilson to practice after car crash

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Arkansas quarterback Tyler Wilson wasn't injured Tuesday during a car accident.School spokesman Zack Higbee says Wilson was involved in a crash along Interstate 540, but was expected to practice Tuesday afternoon.An Arkansas State Police report says Wilson was rear-ended after he braked suddenly for traffic that stopped in front of him. Police say Wilson...
Via Fox Sports South
October 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Razorbacks QB Tyler Wilson Lacking Leadership

Razorbacks QB Tyler Wilson Lacking Leadership “Only thing I know is to keep working harder each week , be prepared and try to not have any regrets that I didn’t do my best.” – Tyler Wilson to Hawgs Illustrated I think its finally safe to say that Arkansas Razorbacks QB Tyler Wilson is currently regretting not entering the 2012 NFL Draft.  John L. Smith isn’t image credit...
Via BeyondUSports
October 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Arkansas coach says team can still reach bowl

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Arkansas coach John L. Smith said Monday that his Razorbacks can still reach a bowl game despite a 1-3 start and most of their Southeastern Conference schedule still ahead. Speaking to reporters ahead of an appearance at the Little Rock Touchdown Club, the interim coach twice raised his hands and crossed his fingers while saying that once his team demonstrates...
Via Fox Sports South
September 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Arkansas Continues Circling The Drain, Loses To Rutgers...

((HT: TodaysTHV.com)) The tailspin that personifies Arkansas football continues... Against the State University of New Jersey... aka Rutgers... Yep, Rutgers... at home... Gary Nova threw for 5TD's on 397 passing yards even as Tyler Wilson returned after sitting out the Alabama game. Wilson responded with 419 yards and 3TD's and Cobi Hamilton had the game of his...
Via Online Sports Guys
September 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Nova, Rutgers Shock Arkansas

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – In what turned out to be a shootout between Gary Nova and Tyler Wilson, the Rutgers sophomore quarterback emerged as the better shot. Behind 397 yards and five touchdowns from Nova, Rutgers shocked Arkansas with a 35-26 exultant victory at Razorback Stadium.
Via rutgers.scout.com
September 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Arkansas expects spark from Wilson against Rutgers

Arkansas is counting on a spark from the return of quarterback Tyler Wilson when it hosts undefeated Rutgers. The Razorbacks (1-2) are coming off back-to-back losses, including a crushing 52-0 defeat against No. 1 Alabama last week. Wilson, last season's first-team All-Southeastern Conference quarterback, didn't play in that loss or the second half of a loss to Louisiana...
Via AP on Fox
September 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Arkansas fans rejoice, Tyler Wilson will play

The Arkansas Razorbacks troubles have been well chronicled on this site and now we’re here to bring them some good news. Quarterback Tyler Wilson will play on Saturday against Rutgers. Wilson has been out since the Louisiana Monroe game when he suffered a concussion. The confidence in Wilson’s abilities can be seen in line shift from -5 to -8.5. That number will probably continue...
Via College Football Section
September 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Wilson cleared to return vs. Rutgers

Tyler Wilson is back for Arkansas. Now the question is whether the star quarterback can get the Razorbacks out of their funk. Arkansas coach John L. Smith said Thursday that doctors cleared Wilson to return to action Saturday against Rutgers. Last season's first-team All-Southeastern Conference quarterback missed the Razorbacks' 52-0 loss to No. 1 Alabama last week with...
Via AP on Fox
September 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Arkansas' Wilson vows to return when healthy

FAYETTEVILE, Ark. -- Tyler Wilson had a moment before the Alabama game when he wanted to do anything but heed his doctors' orders. Concussion or not, the Arkansas quarterback wanted to play against the No. 1 Crimson Tide. "Give me my helmet," Wilson thought. "I don't care what anybody else says, I'm playing." Of course, Wilson didn't play in...
Via Fox Sports South
September 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Can Arkansas' Razorbacks Survive Hogmageddon?

Some random thoughts three weeks into Hogmageddon:Tyler Wilson, I am impressed! I love a young man who has pride and passion. His speech after Saturday’s ballgame confirmed what I already thought. Tyler Wilson is a leader! Granted, Arkansas’ fifth-year senior quarterback said what head coach John L. Smith should have said. But somebody had to say it.I served in the US military...
Via Football Nation
September 18, 2012  |  Discuss
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