Three-star tight end Richard Wilson (6-3, 224, 4.64) from Spanish Fork, Utah would be an excellent fit for any school that has an offensive scheme that utilizes their tight end. He runs good routes and has outstanding hands. With his size and speed, he makes for a dangerous weapon that can create tough matchup problems for a defense.
Schools such as Arizona, Stanford, Washington , Miami, LSU, Tennessee, BYU and Utah have offered Wilson a scholie.
"I have not received any new offers recently," Wilson said. "LSU, Stanford, BYU, and Miami are recruiting me the hardest right now. They're all recruiting me to play tight end."
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"I haven't set up any official visits yet," Wilsons said. "I'm trying to get them all worked out. I'm trying to take my official visits to Stanford, LSU, Miami, and BYU."
What is Wilson looking for in a college?
"Academics are important to me," Wilson said. "Also playing time, offensive style, and how they use the tight end."
"My parents are helping me out with the recruiting process, weighing all the pros and cons for everything," Wilson said. "Hopefully I'll decide by November. I'm planning on making a commitment on November 1st."
As a junior, Wilson hauled in 47 receptions for 700 yards and nine touchdowns. He has been a starter at tight end for Spanish Fork High since his sophomore year.
Wilsons is an outstanding student who currently carries a 3.8 GPA and a qualifying 18 ACT.
Rivals.com recognizes Wilson as the nation's fifth fastest tight end prospect. He is ranked by Rivals.com as the No. 3 tight end with the best hands.
Wilson was selected to the Rivals.com Utah Preseason Top 15 team for the class of 2009 landing as the Beehive State's No. 5 prospect at any position. Rivals.com rates Wilson as the country's No. 9 tight end prospect.