Does seventh-round pick (#251) Chris Wilcox have any chance to crack into this cornerback room with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers?. Let’s just take a deep breath for a second and relish what the Buccaneers have in their secondary, specifically at cornerback, for the 2021 season. First off is fourth-year defender...
With one of two seventh-round selections in the 2021 NFL Draft, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have selected Brigham Young cornerback Chris Wilcox with the 251st overall pick. The 6-foot-1 and 5/8, 198-pound corner is an ideal fit physically into the Buccaneers scheme, as he also possesses 60th percentile arm length for the cornerback position. An elite-caliber athlete, Wilcox posted a 4.38-second 40-yard dash, 37 1/2 inch vertical and 126 inch broad jump at BYU's pro day.
NFLPosted byTampa Bay Times
The Bucs like big cornerbacks, and they found one in the seventh round by drafting BYU’s Chris Wilcox. The 6-foot-2, 198-pounder started 26 of the 41 games he played for the Cougars. He wowed scouts at the BYU pro day by running the 40-yard dash in 4.31 seconds. • •...
NFLPosted byDeseret News
It’s been a long time since BYU had a cornerback taken in the NFL draft. Chris Wilcox broke that streak. On Saturday, Wilcox was selected by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the seventh round (251st overall pick) of the 2021 NFL draft. He is the first former Cougar cornerback to be drafted since Brian Mitchell in 1991.
With the 251st pick in the 2021 NFL Draft, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected BYU defensive back Chris Wilcox. Chris Wilcox is a cornerback out of California who amassed 84 tackles and 8 pass break-ups in his career at BYU. Wilcox becomes the first defensive back drafted out of BYU since Derwin Gray was selected by the Indianapolis Colts in the 1993 NFL Draft.
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BYU cornerback Chris Wilcox was picked 251st overall in the 7th Round by The Tampa Bay. Buccaneers. Wilcox is BYU’s first defensive back drafted since Dewey Grey in 1993. Wilcox was drafted one pick after Khyiris Tonga. Wilcox was a 2-star prospect in the 2016 class and BYU was his...
PROVO — Khyiris Tonga dreamed about this moment all his life. Even when the 6-foot, 4-inch, 320-pound defensive tackle elected to postpone his NFL future by returning to BYU for his senior season a year ago, he always knew he'd wind up in the league. Tonga will get the chance...
As the 2021 NFL Draft nears a close, the Buccaneers continued to stockpile defensive depth, taking cornerback Chris Wilcox out of Brigham Young University with the 251st pick. The defensive back was part of a team that lost just one game in the 2020 regular season. Wilcox's best game came against Boise State where he broke up a pass and had four total tackles.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected former BYU defensive back Chris Wilcox with the No. 251 overall pick during the seventh round of the 2021 NFL Draft. The seventh round of the NFL Draft took place in Cleveland, Ohio on Saturday, May 1. Chris Wilcox at...
Khyiris Tonga and Chris Wilcox both announced on their Twitter accounts that they had received invites to the NFL Combine this year. This is a huge step for each of them as they on their quest to be drafted in April's NFL Draft. A Combine invite does not guarantee that one will be drafted into the NFL, but getting drafted without going to the combine is something that has proven to be extremely difficult to do.