15 Things You Didn’t Know About Zach Wilson

15 Things You Didnt Know About Zach Wilson

In today’s blog post, we will be discussing Zach Wilson, a professional pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles. In this article, we will go over fifteen things that you may not know about him. For example, did you know that he was drafted in the first round of the MLB draft? Or that he is only nineteen years old? Keep reading to find out more interesting facts about this talented player!

Here are 15 things you may not know about him

1. Zach was born in San Diego, California in 1993.

2. He played his high school football at San Clemente High School in Southern California.

3. Wilson was a highly recruited quarterback, receiving offers from several Division I colleges. He originally committed to play at Boise State University but later decided to transfer to the University of Wyoming.

4. While at Wyoming, Zach became the starting quarterback as a sophomore and led the team to an 8-5 record and a bowl game appearance.

5. After his junior year, Wilson decided to declare for the NFL Draft.

6. The New York Jets selected Zach in the 2nd round of the 2021 NFL Draft with the pick No. 34 overall.

7. Wilson is the highest draft pick in Jets history from a California high school.

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8. He made his NFL debut in Week 1 of the 2021 season against the Buffalo Bills.

9. In his first career start, Zach threw for two touchdowns and ran for another as the Jets defeated the Los Angeles Rams, 27-17.

10. Wilson became the first Jets rookie quarterback to win his first career start since Joe Namath did so in 1965.

11. Through his first four starts, Wilson has thrown for 1,385 yards and 10 touchdowns with just two interceptions.

12. He has also rushed for 170 yards and two touchdowns.

13. Zach was named the NFL Rookie of the Month for November after leading the Jets to a 3-1 record during the month.

14. Wilson is the first Jets quarterback to be named Rookie of the Month since Mark Sanchez in December of 2009.

15. Zach is dating his high school sweetheart, Kennedy Brown. The couple has been together since they were seniors in high school and got engaged in 2020.


Zach Wilson is a great player and an even better person. He has accomplished a lot in his young life and will continue to do so. Thank you, Zach, for being an inspiration to all of us! #ZachWilson15

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