As the draft approached, many were certain that Willis was a top 20 pick at a minimum.
Well, the first round came and gone and Willis did not hear his name called at all.
Fast forward to Friday night when there was plenty of speculation that Willis would be selected in the second round by either the Seattle Seahawks or New Orleans Saints.
Folks, that did not happen as the second round is now in the books and Willis has shockingly dropped to the third round.
In fact, the only QB who has been selected so far in the draft is Kenny Pickett, who was taken by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first round.
Nation, where do you think Willis will get selected? Who is the next QB off the board?
Fantasy Football: Will Garrett Wilson Be a High-End Producer Immediately With the Jets?
The New York Jets were one of the more logical landing spots for a receiver, and they ended up taking Garrett Wilson 10th overall. Wilson was a -140 favorite to be the first wideout off the board, per FanDuel Sportsbook, but he was the second receiver chosen, going two picks after Drake London.
Wilson’s production jumped each year at Ohio State, culminating with a 70-catch, 1,058-yard junior season in 2021 in which he ripped off 12 touchdowns. He accumulated a solid 26.3% target share despite the Buckeyes being ridiculously loaded at wideout, and that mark ranks in the 77th percentile, per PlayerProfiler. He then blazed a 4.38 40-yard dash at the combine.
What will Wilson bring to the table for the Jets?
numberFire’s Brandon Gdula breaks down Wilson’s profile and gives a top comparison.
Gdula’s draft database has found these 10 prior prospects to have the most similar statistical profiles to Wilson’s. Keep in mind that these are based not on play style or traits but age, athleticism, draft equity, experience, efficiency, and production.