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Terry Wilson wins starting job at New Mexico

Terry Wilson will spend his final season as the starter in New Mexico.

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Terry Wilson has won himself the starting job for his new school, the New Mexico Lobos, according to Pete Thamel of Yahoo Sports.

After transferring to Kentucky after the 2017 season, Wilson won the starting job for the Kentucky Wildcats heading into the 2018 season. Wilson faced some scrutiny in his first game against Central Michigan, where he struggled throwing for just 78 yards and two interceptions.

Terry Wilson forever etched his name in Kentucky football lore this next week, however, rebounding for a clutch performance against Florida, throwing for 151 yards and two touchdowns and rushing for another 105 yards and one touchdown.

Wilson missed almost the entire 2019 football season, going down in the second game of the year against Eastern Michigan.

Wilson earned the right to start in 2020, and played fine, but did have four games with under 100 yards passing. He opted to throw his name into the transfer portal in January and transferred to New Mexico in March.

Wilson ended his Kentucky career with a 17-8 record and the only player in UK history to throw for over 3,000 yards (3,436) and rush for over 1,000 (1,015.)

Good luck to Terry!