SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Former BYU and current New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson is set to earn over $35 million over four years on his rookie deal, according to multiple reports.
The Jets selected Wilson with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft on Thursday, April 29.
According to ESPN’s Mike Tannebaum, Wilson will make $35.2 million from the Jets, including $22.9 million on a signing bonus.
Spotrac listed Wilson’s rookie deal as a four-year, $35.1 million fully guaranteed contract.
The rookie deal also includes a fifth-year option for New York.
About Zach Wilson
By becoming a top two selection, Wilson became the highest NFL Draft pick in BYU football history.