Getting to know new BYU commit, OLB Josh Wilson (Class of 2020)

Josh Wilson is the most recent commitment to the BYU football program (Class of 2020), announcing his commitment last night via Twitter:

Wilson preps at Corner Canyon High School (Draper, UT), where as a junior he had 97 tackles (56 solo), with six tackles for loss, .5 sacks, four quarterback hurries, three passes defended, and four interceptions with 87 return yards. He anchored the Corner Canyon defense as the team went undefeated and claimed the 5A state title.  Wilson had 10 tackles in the state championship game.

Wilson is rated 3-stars by 247Sports.

Hometown: Draper, Utah High School: Corner Canyon
Class: 2020 HT/WT: 6’0”, 197 lbs.
Position: Outside Linebacker 40 time:  
Profiles: MaxPreps, HUDL Bench/Squat:  
Twitter: @kona_wilson Vertical: 32.4 inches
    Commit date: March 26, 2019

I caught up with Wilson to ask him about his recruiting.

BYU Insider: Why did you choose BYU?

Wilson:  I love the environment and the people and wanted to be close to family and play with my brother. The way there defense plays I feel like also fits me.

BYU Insider: What other schools were showing you love in the recruiting process?

Wilson:  Fresno state, Utah, Utah State, Princeton, and Cal

BYU Insider: What are some of your favorites?

Wilson:  R&B is my favorite type of music.

BYU Insider: What is some of your greatest accomplishments in sports?

Wilson:  Winning the State Championship and being named to the All-State and All-Region teams.

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