David Wilson   #22 RB

Height: 5-9   Weight: 205   Age: 23

Born: 6/15/1991 Danville , VA

College: Virginia Tech

Experience: 3rd season

High School: George Washington HS [Danville, VA]

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Combine 2012

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Stats:

  • 60 Yard Shuttle11.59 secs
  • Vertical Jump41.0 inches
  • 40 Yard Dash4.49 Secs
  • 3 Cone Drill7.09 secs
  • Bench Press reps
  • Broad Jump132.0 inches
  • 20 Yard Shuttle4.12 secs

Strengths

Wilson is extremely explosive and quick-twitched off the snap. He can accelerate to top speed quickly and neutralizes the negative effects of his small frame by lowering his pad level into hits. He is so explosive and generates such movement with his leg drive that he is capable of running over linebackers but prefers to use his agility to make guys miss in space. Wilson is just as electric working as a receiver out of the backfield or in the slot, and its likely he could be used in a variety of alignments early on in his NFL career.

Weaknesses

Wilson relied heavily on his athletic ability in college and runs with a very unconventional style that could get him in trouble at the next level against top athletes. He will allow his pad level to get high when changing directions downfield, and he will get caught off guard with that style at the next level. He isn't content enough with a 2-to-3-yard gain and will revert cross-field to try and make a play out of nothing, another habit that simply won't end well in most cases in the NFL. He needs to be more patient to let the plays and blocks come to him and play within a scheme, rather than try to make everything happen on his own each time he gets the ball.

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