Draft Profile: BioRoman Wilson from St. Louis Crusaders High School was rated a 4-star recruit by ESPN and handed a 4-star grade by 247 Sports. After high school, Wilson opted to join Michigan.
In 2020 as a freshman Wilson saw action in 6 games for the Wolverines as he made 9 receptions for just 122 yards for an average of 13.6 yards per reception, with one TD, and an excellent QB rating when targeted of 115.8.
As a sophomore in 2021 he played 13 games and had 25 catches for 420 yards for an average of 16.8 yards per catch, with 3 TDs, and an excellent QB rating when targeted of 94.0.
As a junior in 2022 he played 11 games and hauled in 20 catches for 272 yards for an average of 13.6 yards per catch, with 3 TDs, and an excellent QB rating when targeted of 124.7.
Scouting Report: Strengths
- His long arms allow him to play bigger than his size, and Wilson has a frame that can carry a little more weight.
- Tracks the ball well downfield and shows good ball skills, including the ability to go up and high-point it in contested-catch situations.
- Wilson has strong hands and is extremely competitive, and he has an innate sense of timing when it comes to elevating and high-pointing balls.
- Has rare suddenness with lightning footwork to create in tight areas with elusive shiftiness and change-of direction skills.
- Keeps his feet active and eyes up to dodge traffic quickly and easily. Has excellent straight-line speed to be a breakaway threat at any level. Will initiate contact and runs through high tackle attempts but isn't overall a powerful player.
- He accelerates quickly and possesses good straight-line speed. Wilson shows solid ball-tracking skills and body control downfield, able to adjust to the off-target throw.
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
- Wilson also had problems with drops when coming back to the action. He has some issues against press coverage, sometimes spending too much time hand fighting at the line of scrimmage.
- He fights hard for the ball, but Wilson too often fights to catch it; there are too many double catches on his highlight reel. It shows up in contested-catch situations in the red zone.
- Wilson doesn’t have the ability as a run blocker or the violent run-after-catch ability.
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