|No. 17 – New York Jets|
|Born:||July 22, 2000|
Columbus, Ohio, U.S.
|Height:||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight:||192 lb (87 kg)|
|High school:||Lake Travis |
|College:||Ohio State (2019–2021)|
|NFL Draft:||2022 / Round: 1 / Pick: 10|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2022|
|Player stats at NFL.com · PFR|
Garrett Wilson (born July 22, 2000) is an American football wide receiver for the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Ohio State and was drafted 10th overall by the Jets in the 2022 NFL Draft.
Wilson was born on July 22, 2000, in Columbus, Ohio and grew up in Chicago, Illinois and Ohio. He moved from Dublin, Ohio, to Texas at age 11. He attended Lake Travis High School in Austin, Texas, winning a 6A state championship along with Charlie Brewer in 2016; Wilson would go on to break multiple Lake Travis wide receiver records, including total career receptions (204), total yards (3,359) and total touchdowns (55). Wilson played in the 2019 All-American Bowl. Coming out of high school, Wilson was a 5 star recruit, was ranked the nations #2 receiver, and the nations number 20 overall player. He committed to play college football at Ohio State University.
As a true freshman at Ohio State in 2019, Wilson played in all 14 games and had 30 receptions for 432 yards and five touchdowns. Entering 2020, he was moved from an outside receiver to slot receiver. On November 21, 2020, Wilson became the 2nd Buckeye ever to record four straight games with at least 100 yards receiving. On December 27, 2021, Wilson announced that he would be opting out of the 2022 Rose Bowl and declaring for the 2022 NFL Draft.
Wilson's father, Kenny Wilson, played basketball at Davidson College.
|Ohio State Buckeyes|
|Height||Weight||Arm length||Hand span||40-yard dash||10-yard split||20-yard split||20-yard shuttle||Vertical jump||Broad jump|
|5 ft 11+3⁄4 in
|4.38 s||1.53 s||2.56 s||4.36 s||36.0 in
|10 ft 3 in|
|All values from NFL Combine|
Wilson was drafted in the first round with the 10th overall by the New York Jets in the 2022 NFL Draft. The Jets used the selection that was previously obtained in a 2020 trade that sent Jamal Adams to the Seattle Seahawks. He made his NFL debut in Week 1 against the Baltimore Ravens. In Week 2, against the Cleveland Browns, he recorded his first two NFL touchdowns as part of an eight-reception, 102-yard performance in the 31–30 victory.
On February 9, 2023, Wilson was awarded the Associated Press NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year.