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A rookie third-round pick of the Bengals, Wilson is touted by scouts as a three-down LB with speed (4.63-second 40-yard dash at the combine), instincts and playmaking ability ... Played WR and DB in high school before switching to LB at Wyoming during redshirt season in 2015, then went on to start all 52 possible games at LB over the next four years ... Also considered a leader, and was a three-time team captain (voted by teammates) ... Among the most productive LBs in college football, he racked up 421 career tackles, including 17 games with double-digit tackles and three 100-tackle seasons (2017-19) ... Considered particularly strong in pass coverage, he had 10 career INTs, including two pick-sixes ... Also returned two fumbles for TDs ... Played for the North team at the 2020 Senior Bowl, while the Bengals' staff coached the South squad, but Zac Taylor said he made an impression during a night of "crossover meetings" where players met with opposing coaches.
Bengals Confident In Revamped Linebacker Position
After a series of free-agent pickups and draft picks, the Bengals head into 2020 with a linebacker room they hope is better equipped to deal with what is trending with NFL offenses. It's an infusion of talent that has Bengals Director of Player Personnel Duke Tobin and defensive coordinator Lou Anarumo excited not just for this season, but for years to come.
First Day For Bengals Rookies Just Like All The Rest: Unsure What's Next
All Bengals rookie linebacker Logan Wilson knows is that on Tuesday he received both an NFL contract and a Covid-19 test. Other than that, Wilson, one of those six new projected third-down starters on defense, isn't sure what's next.
Who Could Be The Bengals Breakout Star In 2020?
In recent years players like wide receivers Tyler Boyd and Auden Tate or defensive linemen Sam Hubbard have emerged as a breakout star for the Bengals. Broadcasters Dan Hoard and Dave Lapham, along with Bengals.com writers Geoff Hobson and Michael LaPlaca, predict who could be the Bengals breakout star in 2020.
The Intangible, Small-Town Spirit Logan Wilson Is Bringing To Cincinnati
Logan Wilson, the Bengals' third round pick out of Wyoming hopes to turn heads in the NFL with a level of commitment he developed from his childhood back in Casper. It's the small town values of hard work, discipline and character that have helped Wilson emerge from the virtual unknown to a top NFL prospect.
Bengals Raft of 'A' Draft Grades Courtesy of Captain's 'C'
The Joe Burrow Draft is in the books and fittingly it seems to be as much about intelligence and intangibles as much as it is innate physical talent. They'll have to start calling Bengals director of player personnel Duke Tobin "Captain Obvious." After Burrow, they drafted five more captains and, naturally, the last one, Purdue linebacker Markus Bailey, is a co-captain pursuing his master's in leadership to end a draft CBS made them the big winner, and The Sporting News gave them an A-plus while USA Today, Sports Illustrated and SB Nation all weighed in at A-minus.
5 Things To Know About Logan Wilson
After focusing on the offense with their first two picks of the 2020 NFL Draft, the Bengals addressed the defensive side of the ball selecting linebacker Logan Wilson from Wyoming. A three-year captain, Wilson is the type of player that embodies what Bengals Head Coach Zac Taylor is seeking on-and-off the field.