Former BYU QBs Taysom Hill, Zach Wilson Embrace After Saints/Jets Game

Dec 12, 2021, 3:02 PM | Updated: 3:13 pm
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Zach Wilson #2 of the New York Jets and Taysom Hill #7 of the New Orleans Saints greet one another on the field after their game at MetLife Stadium on December 12, 2021 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images)
(Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – Former BYU and current NFL quarterbacks Taysom Hill and Zach Wilson shook hands and embraced following their first game against each other.

Wilson and the New York Jets hosted Hill and the New Orleans Saints at MetLife Stadium on Sunday, December 12.

New Orleans beat New York, 30-9.

After the game, Wilson and Hill shared a special moment on the field. The former Cougar stars shook hands, hugged, and had a short conversation.

The game was Hill’s second start at quarterback this season.

For Wilson, it was the ninth start of his rookie campaign.


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Hill finished the game 15/21 passing for 175 yards. He added 11 rushes for 73 yards and two touchdowns. Hill was sacked three times.

Wilson was 19/42 passing for 202 yards. He led the Jets with four carries for 33 yards. Wilson was sacked three times.

With the result, the Saints improved their record to 6-7 this season and the Jets dropped to 3-10.

New Orleans’ next game is on the road against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, December 19 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV.

New York’s next game is on the road against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday, December 19 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS.

Kyle Ireland is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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