Life as a true freshman QB: What Zach Wilson had to accomplish, and sacrifice, to enroll early at BYU

Editor’s note: Eighth in an occasional series exploring the pros and cons of starting a true freshman at quarterback, and the experiences of the six freshmen who started for BYU.

From the time Zach Wilson was a youngster, he knew the path he wanted to follow.

It required some planning.

Wilson, who turns 19 in August, had his sights on being a top-level quarterback and play in college. That’s why as a sophomore at Corner Canyon High, he started taking difficult classes with the idea that by the time he was a senior, he’d be able to graduate early and enroll in college, midway through his senior year.

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