The Northern Knights merchandise was the archetypal of 2 Lions picked successful the archetypal round, with Kai Lohmann selected with prime 20.
However, it was Wilmot's hilarious interrogation with the Fox Footy crew, unrecorded from a draught enactment successful his surviving room, which captured fans' attention.
The hard-running defender was seated connected his sofa with his mates arsenic AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan work retired his name.
What followed was implicit pandemonium.
Wilmot was instantly seized upon by his arrogant mates, with immoderate having camera phones successful their hands to grounds the moment.
"Wow, his mates surely cognize however to marque him go a pugnacious rival don't they, having to withstand that," said Bulldogs large Brad Johnson connected Fox Footy's coverage.
"It's similar he's deed a feline up the side."
Wilmot is the youngest subordinate successful the draught pool, having lone qualified by a substance of hours, but helium did not deficiency immoderate assurance successful his archetypal interrogation arsenic an authoritative AFL player.
"I'm going good, it's bloody exciting," helium told Fox Footy.
"I've conscionable got the champion mates astir here. I promised astir 100 radical I'd springiness them tickets [to his AFL debut], yea I don't know."
However, it was erstwhile helium was asked by Fox Footy big Sarah Jones astir his plans for the remainder of the night, that Wilmot dropped an epic one-liner.
"A mates much Pepsi Max," helium said arsenic his friends roared successful the inheritance drinking beers.
"Just having amusive with the boys and the family, that's astir it."