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Cowboys S Donovan Wilson is Preparing to Contribute Big in 2020

Entering the , the were looking to upgrade the position. Instead of taking one early in the , as many expected, they waited until the sixth-round to select out of Texas A&M.

Wilson didn't waste any time making an impact once his opportunities came about. In the , he intercepted a pass in three consecutive games and had buzzing about the possibility of the young stud starting. However, he suffered an ankle just prior to the season which halted his momentum and allowed to remain as the starter opposite .

The current pandemic has thrown a monkey wrench into the normal protocol for the NFL. That hasn't stopped Wilson from staying in excellent shape, though, as a recent of him surfaced on showcasing his quick feet and change of direction as he performed some drills.

Coming out of college, it was Wilson's versatility that made him such an interesting selection. In addition to playing safety, he spent significant time at nickel corner as well. He amassed 21.5 tackles for loss as well as eight interceptions, showing not only could he make plays behind the line of scrimmage but that he possessed the ability to create turnovers, something the Cowboys has lacked for years.

Heading into this season, Woods and veteran , who was acquired during , are the presumed starters at safety. Also, was re-signed and it looks like will be making a transition to safety as well. That makes Wilson's journey to see the field a lot tougher, but we're talking NFL football here not baking pies, it's supposed to be.

There's no limit to where Wilson can take his game. Now, it'll be interesting to see if he can claw his way up the and contribute big this season.

Matthew Lenix
Matthew Lenix
I write dope stuff about the Dallas Cowboys and what not.

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