2017 NFL Draft

Tavon Wilson, FS

School: Illinois  |  Conference: BIG10
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Washington, DC
Height/Weight: 6-0 / 205 lbs.
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04/30/2012 - A closer look at the Patriots' picks: Round 2/48 - Tavon Wilson, DB, 6-0, 203, Illinois...The Patriots were more than likely attracted to Wilson based on his size; at six feet and 203 pounds, he'll easily be one of the biggest defensive backs on the team when camp arrives. COULD SURPRISE: Safety Tavon Wilson -- The real surprise here is that the Patriots drafted him in the second round, so this particular pick could be a game-changer in more ways than one, but some question whether or not they needed to use a second-round pick to get him. - The Sports Xchange

04/27/2012 - FS Tavon Wilson, Illinois -- Wilson is similar to former Patriots second-round pick Eugene Wilson, who also played at Illinois, and was used as a corner-safety in New England. He runs in the 4.52 range is a good coverage safety to cut off deep routes, an area of weakness for the Patriots in 2011.


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