2021 NFL Draft Scouting Report: QB Zach Wilson

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PROSPECT SUMMARY

Zach Wilson plays the game with good athleticism overall, as evidenced by his ability to escape and evade pressure both in and out of the pocket. This athleticism makes him a viable threat in the zone-read, giving opponents another thing to defend. In the passing game, he has made tremendous strides since the 2019 season. Some of these feats are “rare.” In fact, his ability to throw the ball with timing and anticipation is elite. His production in the clutch has been money in several instances in 2020. He plays with the poise and moxie reminiscent of a high NFL draft pick.

Ideal Role: Starting NFL quarterback.

Scheme Fit: A multiple offense with spread principles.

Games watched: Boise State (2020), WKU (2020), Coastal Carolina (2020), Houston (2020)

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Written By:

Drae Harris

Senior NFL Draft Analyst

Drae Harris is a Senior NFL Draft Analyst and seven-year scouting veteran in the NFL. He's a former player for the Cal Golden Bears and San Francisco 49ers.

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