2013 NFL Draft: Arkansas Preview

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  1. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    Top-five prospects for the 2013 NFL Draft
    *Indicates underclassman

    1. QB Tyler Wilson (6-2, 218)
    Blessed with a strong arm and considerably more mobility than the man he replaced as Arkansas' starting quarterback, Ryan Mallett, there was quiet optimism in the scouting community that Wilson (pictured above) would do well in 2011 -- his first full season at the helm. After all, he'd appeared in a total of 13 games over the previous three seasons (eventually was given a medical redshirt in 2008) and had fared reasonably well in 2010 (34 of 51 for 453 yards and four touchdowns/three interceptions) when pressed into considerable duty once Mallett went down to injury. That said, few were bold enough to suggest that Wilson would explode onto the SEC scene like he did last season, completing 63.2% of his passes for 3,638 yards and 24 touchdowns against just six interceptions. For his efforts Wilson was the first Arkansas quarterback to ever earn First Team All-SEC honors from conference coaches and the media. The trick


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