Brigham Young Cougars quarterback Zach Wilson (1) signs an autograph for a young fan after the Boca Raton Bowl in Boca Raton, Fla., on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020. BYU won 49-23. (Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News)
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – You know life is good for Zach Wilson right now when he’s getting items named after him on the Chipotle menu. Wilson posted on social media that he got his own Chipotle bowl.
— Zachary Wilson (@zachkapono1) April 20, 2021
Sure enough, on the Chipotle app, under featured items for $9.80, you can get a Zach Wilson bowl. Along with Wilson, NFL Draft prospects Justin Fields and Trey Lance also had items on the Chipotle menu. Lance with a bowl, and Fields gets a salad named after him.
Zach Wilson Bowl at Chipotle
The Zach Wilson Bowl from Chipotle is 765 calories and includes chicken, white rice, black beans, tomatillo-green chili salsa, and guacamole.
— Zachary Wilson (@zachkapono1) April 16, 2021
Earlier this month, Wilson posted his first advertisement with Chipotle where he exclaimed, “Hey @ChipotleTweets, thanks for fueling me for years!”
Tuesday has been a busy one for Wilson. Earlier in the day, Nike announced that the former BYU quarterback inked a deal with the athletic apparel giant.
Zach Wilson has emerged as one of the biggest storylines in the 2021 NFL Draft, where he is viewed as a unanimous lock to be the No. 2 overall pick to the New York Jets. If Wilson does, in fact, go to New York, maybe this is just the beginning for him on the number of endorsements he will be able to land in the nation’s biggest media market.
Mitch Harper is a BYU Insider for KSLsports.com and host of the Cougar Tracks Podcast (SUBSCRIBE) and Cougar Sports Saturday (Saturday from 12-3 pm) on KSL Newsradio. Follow him on Twitter: @Mitch_Harper.