Who is Zach Wilson’s Girlfriend?
Former BYU Cougars quarterback Zach Wilson is currently dating girlfriend Abbey Gile.
Personal Life & Football Career
Zachary Wilson grew up in Draper, Utah, to parents Mike Wilson and Lisa Wilson (nee Neeleman), along with his five siblings.
However, no offer from the Utes ever materialized due to prior commitments to quarterback Jack Tuttle.
Wilson eventually received a scholarship to play for the BYU football team, but Wilson opted to commit to Boise State after feeling a lack of interest from former Cougars offensive coordinator Ty Detmer.
It turned out Detmer, who was later relieved of his role, had a prior commitment to his own nephew.
It’s only natural the Broncos, who had recruited Wilson heavily, were livid when the star quarterback flipped his commitment from BSU to BYU.
Per the Deseret News, Boise State coaches began contacting Eric Kjar — the head coach of Corner Canyon High School’s football team — in search of answers. He had also been recruited by other schools such as California, Oregon State, Hawaii and Fresno State, among others.
Wilson followed through on his commitment to Brigham Young University, and played three seasons in Provo while earning a degree in construction management.
Wilson threw 56 touchdowns to just 15 interceptions, and recorded more than 7,500 passing yards. He was also named MVP of the Idaho Potato Bowl after throwing four TDs in the game against Western Michigan.
After a strong junior season that saw him briefly leading the Heisman Trophy race, Wilson ended his NCAA career and declared for the NFL Draft.
Scouts were obsessed with his arm strength and accuracy, and he quickly surpassed Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields as the best quarterback in the class who isn’t Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence.
Wilson shined at his Pro Day, making some jaw-dropping throws, and solidified his stake as a must-have player in 2021.