Josh Wilson: LB #34, Class of 2020

Josh Wilson is a 6-foot-0 215-pound linebacker for Brigham Young University, recruited as part of the Class of 2020.

BYU summary: In two seasons at BYU (roster years 2020-2021), Wilson has played in 16 games and recorded seven tackles (four solo) and a pass breakup (BYUcougars.com).

  • 2022 (Sophomore).
  • 2021 (Freshman). Played in eight games and had two solo tackles and a pass breakup
  • 2020 (COVID Freshman). Played in eight games and recorded five tackles (two solo)

High School. Wilson prepped at Corner Canyon High School (Draper, Utah), where as a senior he had 130 tackles (88 solo) with nine tackles for loss, six quarterback hurries, three passes defended, one forced fumble and two fumble recoveries, four interceptions (with three of them returned for touchdowns), and six sacks (MaxPreps).

Recruitment. Wilson was rated 3-stars by 247Sports (0.8302), who rated him the no. 11 overall prospect from Utah for the Class of 2020.  He was recruited by Cal, Fresno State, Princeton, Utah, and Utah State. Wilson enrolled at BYU on August 1, 2020.

Personal. Wilson’s older brother Zach played for BYU and is now the starting quarterback for the New York Jets. His younger brother Micah is a member of BYU’s recruiting Class of 2022. And his father Mike Wilson played defensive tackle for Utah from 1992-1995.

Social Media. Follow and support Wilson on Twitter at @kona_wilson and on Instagram at @joshwilson_24.

Resources: BYU Player Profile, 247 Recruiting Profile, MaxPreps Stats, BYU Insider Recruiting Profile

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