Jets' Zach Wilson dodges several would-be tacklers on way to 52-yard touchdown

It was the longest TD run for a quarterback since 2015

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New York Jets rookie Zach Wilson showed off his wheels Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

The quarterback dropped back to pass in the first quarter with about 4:08 remaining and was feeling the Jaguars’ blitz. As the pocket collapsed, Wilson dodged a would-be tackler and rolled to his right. With no one around him, he took off.

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Zach Wilson (2) of the New York Jets scrambles during the first quarter in a game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at MetLife Stadium Dec. 26, 2021, in East Rutherford, N.J.

Zach Wilson (2) of the New York Jets scrambles during the first quarter in a game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at MetLife Stadium Dec. 26, 2021, in East Rutherford, N.J. (Dustin Satloff/Getty Images)

Wilson sprinted upfield and dodged three more would-be tacklers on his way to a diving 52-yard touchdown to put the Jets up a score.

According to ESPN, it was the longest touchdown run by a quarterback since Marcus Mariota broke off an 87-yarder for the Tennessee Titans in 2015.

Zach Wilson (2) of the New York Jets throws the ball for a first down during the second quarter in a game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at MetLife Stadium Dec. 26, 2021, in East Rutherford, N.J.

Zach Wilson (2) of the New York Jets throws the ball for a first down during the second quarter in a game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at MetLife Stadium Dec. 26, 2021, in East Rutherford, N.J. (Dustin Satloff/Getty Images)

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New York led 13-12 at halftime. Wilson was 5-for-11 passing for 39 yards. He had two carries for 69 yards and the score.

Zach Wilson of the New York Jets warms up before a game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at MetLife Stadium Dec. 26, 2021, in East Rutherford, N.J.

Zach Wilson of the New York Jets warms up before a game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at MetLife Stadium Dec. 26, 2021, in East Rutherford, N.J. (Dustin Satloff/Getty Images)

Wilson was the No. 2 overall pick by the Jets in the 2021 NFL Draft. He’s been a bit inconsistent all season long. He has 1,911 passing yards, six touchdown passes and 11 interceptions in 10 games this season. He's missed some time to injury.

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The Jets entered Sunday’s game with a 3-11 record.