Ohio State WR Garrett Wilson To Skip Rose Bowl Game Against Utah
SALT LAKE CITY – Ohio State wide receiver Garrett Wilson announced that he will skip the Rose Bowl Game between the Buckeyes and Utah Utes.
The No. 6 Buckeyes and No. 11 Utes are slated to play in the Rose Bowl Game in Pasadena, California on New Year’s Day.
On Monday, December 27, Wilson announced that he would skip the bowl game in preparation for the 2022 NFL Draft.
“This journey has been a lifetime in the making and after careful consideration. today, I am excited to start the next chapter by declaring for the NFL Draft,” Wilson tweeted.
Ohio State star WR Garrett Wilson will not play in the Rose Bowl and will declare for the 2022 NFL Draft. https://t.co/aYt3S70EmG
— Trevor Allen (@TrevorASports) December 27, 2021
Wilson was Ohio State’s second-leading receiver this season behind Jaxon Smith-Njigba.
In 2021, the junior wideout recorded 70 catches for 1,058 yards and 12 touchdowns.
In addition to Wilson, Ohio State head coach Ryan Day said that Haskell Garrett, Chris Olave, and Nicholas Petit-Frere won’t play in the Rose Bowl.
Ryan Day said Haskell Garrett, Chris Olave and Nicholas Petit-Frere also won’t play in the Rose Bowl. https://t.co/2PWGMA52VX
— Joey Kaufman (@joeyrkaufman) December 27, 2021
The group of players helped the Buckeyes finish the regular season with a 10-2 record.
The Utes and Buckeyes will play in the Rose Bowl Game on Saturday, January 1 at 3 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN.
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