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Prospect Profile: Florida CB Quincy Wilson

Quincy Wilson

Cornerback| Florida| Junior

Height:6-foot-1 | Weight: 211 pounds

College Stats

2016: Wilson started all 13 games played for Florida as a junior. He recorded 33 tackles (18 solo), 3.5 tackles for loss, 1.0 sack, six passes broken up and three interceptions, including one returned for a touchdown. Wilson was one of just two players to start every game during the season for the Gators. He was named Second-Team All-SEC by coaches, the *Associated Press, *Athlon Sports and Gridiron Now.  

Career: Over 39 games and 24 starts for the Gators, Wilson totaled 84 tackles (47 solo), 4.5 tackles for loss, 1.0 sack, 14 passes broken up and six interceptions, including one returned for a touchdown in 2016.

Combine Results

40-yard dash: 4.54 seconds

Bench press: 14 reps of 225 pounds

Broad jump: 9 feet, 10 inches

Vertical jump: 32 inches

3-cone drill: 6.86 seconds (ninth-best among cornerbacks)

20-yard shuttle: 4.02 seconds (tied for third-best among cornerbacks)


Summary:Wilson contributed immediately as a true freshman, playing in 12 games and receiving two starting nods. He continued to garner more attention with each of his three seasons with the Gators, combining with Jalen "Teez" Tabor" to form one of the best cornerback duos in FBS.  

Wilson was highly touted coming out of high school as a 2014 Under Armour All-American Game participant. He helped his high school – Fort Lauderdale University – to the Class 4A Regional Finals. After notching 21 tackles and three interceptions as a safety his senior year, Wilson was named to the Class 4A First-Team defensive team.

According to his draft profile, Wilson has a big, physical build that could fit at the cornerback or safety spot. He is a natural competitor and has been known to embrace the challenge of covering a team's top receiver. Wilson is described as an effective tackler and a defender who can "maul receivers off the line of scrimmage."  

View images of Florida CB Quincy Wilson. analyst Lance Zierlein said that Wilson raised his stock in 2016 after finishing the season with three interceptions and allowing fewer than 40 percent of the passes thrown his way to be completed.

"His size and physicality combined with issues in staying glued to quick receivers could lead him to the safety spot where his instincts, ball skills and willingness to tackle will all serve him well," Zierlein said.

Stacking up: NFL Media analyst Bucky Brooks ranked Wilson as the No. 5 cornerback in this year's draft class, placing him just behind Florida teammate Tabor at No. 4. Brooks' counterpart Mike Mayock did not include Wilson in his top five cornerbacks, but Chris Burke of *Sports Illustrated *tabbed Wilson as the second-best cornerback behind Ohio State's Marshon Lattimore. Analyst Daniel Jeremiah has him as the 29th overall prospect.

Football family:Wilson's younger brother, Marco, is also a cornerback, who will be a freshman with the Gators this fall. Marco totaled 20 tackles and three interceptions and was named a *USA Today *All-American as a senior in high school. Marco and Quincy's father, Chad Wilson, played for the University of Miami from 1992-94.  

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