Tom Murphy is a reporter for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. A graduate of Louisiana Tech University, he is a member of the Football Writers Association of America, and voter for the Heisman Trophy and AP Top 25 football poll.
Wilson selects CAA
Tyler Wilson signed with a St. Louis-based agent on Monday.
FAYETTEVILLE Former Arkansas quarterback Tyler Wilson has signed with the St. Louis-based CAA Sports, a division of Creative Artists Agency, which represents some of the nation’s top NFL quarterbacks.
Neil Stratton, president of the consulting service Inside the League, reported that Wilson will train for the draft in Bradenton, Fla.
Wilson passed up a shot at early entry into last April’s NFL Draft, returned to Arkansas, and left with an armful of school records, including career marks with 7,765 career passing yards, 593 completions and 62.6 percent completions, as well as 510passing yards in a game.
Arkansas receiver Cobi Hamilton received first-team All-SEC honors from the Associated Press on Monday. Hamilton caught 90 passes for 1,335 yards, both school records, and 5 touchdowns this season.
Center Travis Swanson and punter Dylan Breeding earned second-team honors. Swanson, a junior, has started 38 consecutive games. Breeding completed his senior year ranked No. 6 in NCAA punting with an average of 45.6 yards per punt.
Junior Chris Smith was an honorable mention selection after leading the Razorbacks with 9 1/2 sacks.
Sports, Pages 20 on 12/04/2012