With the very last selection of the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft, the New York Giants selected Virginia Tech running back David Wilson.
Many scouts thought that Wilson would be drafted in the second round, but a few thought that he was good enough to go late in the first. Wilson enjoyed a breakout year in 2011, when he rushed for 1,709 yards and 9 touchdowns and averaged 5.9 yards per carry in his junior season in Blacksburg. As result of his productive year, Wilson was named the ACC's Offensive Player of the Year.
Wilson is an undersized back at 5 feet, 9 inches and 205 pounds, but he runs with a powerful style that could make him useful in the NFL.
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