The Buffalo Bills selected Rachad Wildgoose, a cornerback from Wisconsin, in the sixth round of the draft. Following a trade with the Houston Texans that saw one of Buffalo’s fifth-round picks converted into two more sixth-round selections, the Bills were awarded the pick that came in at No. 213 overall.
The position of cornerback was one of the numerous buzz positions that Buffalo was projected to acquire a player at prior to the draft. As a result, fans may be interested in learning more about this pick and who it is.
Wildgoose is a cornerback who is best suited for a zone coverage scheme. He plays with a high level of toughness throughout his routes, to the point that his performance frequently results in penalties. This leaves room for him to improve through coaching.
The NFL did not hold a combine this year, so players instead held their pre-draft workouts at their respective alma maters.
At Wisconsin’s pro day, Wildgoose had a 40-yard sprint time of 4.41 seconds, which if he had competed in the NFL Combine one year ago would have placed him seventh among corners.
Where did Rachad Wildgoose attend college?
Rachad Wildgoose attended the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He played for the Wisconsin Badgers football team. He had 29 tackles while playing for Wisconsin in 10 games in 2018, starting 7 of them. He participated in all 13 games of the following season and made 22 tackles.