Former Boise State cornerback Kyle Wilson has signed with the New Orleans Saints, the team announced Wednesday.
Wilson is expected to compete for a nickel job or backup role, according to The Times-Picayune.
Wilson was a first-round draft pick of the New York Jets out of Boise State in 2010. He has played in all 80 games during his five years in the NFL with 28 starts. He started just one game over the past two seasons with the Jets.
Wilson received a total of four second-team All-America awards in 2008 (two as punt returner) and 2009 (two as cornerback).
He also was the only Bronco to start in the 2007 and 2010 Fiesta Bowls. Here is our Fiesta Flashback on him from December.
He knew then that he might be done in New York.
“I’m not really worried about it too much,” he said at the time. “I believe in myself.”