LITTLE ROCK, AR – Tyler Wilson was drafted in the fourth round of the NFL draft by the Oakland Raiders. Wilson, from Greenwood, will join former Razorback Darren McFadden in Oakland
Wilson became the first Razorback in school history to be named first-team All-SEC quarterback when he was selected to the first team on the AP and coaches’ teams in 2011. He broke 29 school records, including career passing yards, career completions and career completion percentage, and has three of the top five single-game completions totals and the top-two spots on the school’s single-game passing yards and total offense yards lists. He was 593-of-948 passing for 7,765 yards and 52 touchdowns.
He ranked fifth on the SEC’s all-time career total offense per play list with an average of 7.30, his career completion percentage of 62.6 was sixth in conference history and his pass efficiency rating of 144.0 was ninth on the SEC’s career list.
In addition to his school records, he also left UA ranking second on the school’s career pass attempts list, second on the total offense yards list with 7,721, third on the total offense per play list, fourth on the career touchdown passes list, fourth on the touchdown responsibility list with 56 and fourth on the total offense plays list with 1,058.