John Parker Wilson Scouting Report
What are you looking for?
Latest NFL News and Rumors...

Colts tight end Dwayne Allen said last month that he is ... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
When the Eagles open their 2014 season at home against the Jaguars, wide receiver Jeremy Maclin will be ready to go. Heck,... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Maurice Jones-Drew and Darren McFadden are expected to provide the Raiders with an interesting one-two punch out of the ba... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Bill Lazor has replaced Mike Sherman as the Dolphins' offensive coordinator this year, and one of the differences between ... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
As expected, the Raiders unloaded quarterback Terrelle Pryor on Monday. Less expected is that they actually got something ... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Marquess Wilson has some more competition in his... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Rams head coach Jeff Fisher said Sunday that quarterback Sam Bradford is doing really well as he rehabs from reconstructiv... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
A wide majority of NFL teams begin their offseason program this week. One of those teams is the Dallas Cowboys, who actual... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
NFL Draft > 2009 Prospects > QB > John Parker Wilson

John Parker Wilson Scouting Report

Position: QB
Conference: SEC
School: Alabama Crimson Tide
Year/Status: Declared
Jersey Number: #14
Height & Weight: 6'2 - 213 lbs.

2009 NFL Draft Prospect Scouting Report:
person

John Parker Wilson, QB, Alabama

Wilson orchestrated what (for a time) was a dream season at Alabama before the Crimson Tide lost to Florida in the SEC Championship and fell apart against Utah in the Sugar Bowl. In his senior campaign in Tuscaloosa, Wilson did not have to be spectacular, but he did have to be efficient and relatively mistake free; and for the most part, that's what he was. One knock on Wilson in the past was that he was prone to the turnover, and he tossed 10 interceptions as a sophomore (to 17 touchdowns) and 12 picks as a junior (to 18 touchdowns). The senior only tossed nine touchdowns in 2008-09, but he limited his interceptions to just seven, including a mere four in the first 12 games of the season (all 12 of which resulted in wins). Wilson does not have a huge arm like Matthew Stafford did at Georgia and is not a completion-percentage machine like Colt McCoy still is at Texas, but he brings intangibles to the table that define him as a winner. He also has good size (6'2 and 213 pounds) and is mobile in the pocket. Rarely will he use his approximately 4.8 speed for a long run downfield, but he can elude defensive ends in the backfield just fine. Other check marks in Wilson's plus column are poise in the pocket and leadership both on and off the field. He heads into the NFL with no character concerns whatsoever. There's a chance--probably a good one--that Wilson will never be a starter at the next level, but he is worth using a pick on during the second day of this month's NFL Draft.

Last Updated Apr-17-2009 by Ricky Dimon

0 Comments | Add Yours
There are no comments on this prospect yet.

Most Popular
2014 NFL Draft Prospects
Scouting Reports

  1. Teddy Bridgewater
  2. Sammy Watkins
  3. Marqise Lee
  4. Carlos Hyde
  5. Mike Evans
  6. Tre Mason
Prospect Profile Search:
Partner of USA TODAY Sports Digital Properties