Raiders Draft DE Tyree Wilson

Raiders draft DE Tyree Wilson with 7th overall pick

With the 7th overall pick in the first round of the 2023 NFL Draft, the Las Vegas Raiders draft DE Tyree Wilson from Texas Tech University.

Prior to suffering a season ending injury in the 10th game of last season, Wilson was among the greatest edge rushers in the country. He had recorded 61 total tackles, 14 tackles for loss, seven sacks, one forced fumble, and one fumble recovery that season. The year before, Wilson totaled 38 tackles, 13.5 TFLs, seven sacks, and one pass defensed.

Wilson was named to the All-Big-12 First Team by conference coaches, the Associated Press, and Phil Steele. The 6-foot-6, 271 pound defensive end also earned first team All-American honors by the Football Writers Association of America.

As the Las Vegas Raiders draft DE Tyree Wilson, the Silver and Black have selected one of the best pass rushers in the 2023 draft class who also has the highest upside of all defenders.

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