Rush to Kroll to Willis wins it for CMU
Check out the USA Today photo gallery from the football game between Central Michigan and No. 22 Oklahoma State.
CMU welcomed the Rockets for a conference matchup on Tuesday night.
Check out the photo gallery from the Central Michigan football game against Michigan State.
NCAA Football: Central Michigan squares off against Syracuse at the Carrier Dome.
Central Michigan at NIU (USA Today); photos by Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports
2014: [Game-by-Game] Played in all 13 games and started nine ... ranked second on the team in receiving yards (582), receptions (36) and touchdown receptions (4) ... averaged 16.2 yards per reception ... has made a first down or scored a touchdown on 31 of 36 receptions ... recorded a career-high 109 yards in the Bahamas Bowl against Western Kentucky (12/24) including catching the initial pass during CMU's game-ending Hail Mary touchdown pass ... tallied 65 yards on three catches with a touchdown in a 20-16 victory over Chattanooga (8/28) ... gained a team-high 86 receiving yards versus Syracuse (9/13) ... scored two touchdowns and racked up 83 receiving yards at Toledo (9/27) ... had 97 yards with a touchdown in a victory at Northern Illinois (10/11) ... named to the CoSDIA Academic All-District team ... earned Academic All-MAC honors and was named a MAC Distinguished Scholar-Athlete.
2013: [Game-by-Game] Played in three of the first four games before suffering a season-ending ankle injury ... caught three balls for 54 yards, including a career long of 27 yards, against New Hampshire (9/7) ... recorded 31 receiving yards on two receptions at UNLV (9/14).
2012: [Game-by-Game] Appeared in 10 games ... caught two passes for 23 yards and notched five tackles on special teams ... one of the heroes of the win over Iowa (9/22), he recovered the onside kick that led to CMU's game winning drive ... had one reception for 15 yards against Ball State (10/20) ... recorded a season high two tackles versus Western Michigan (11/3) ... saw extensive action in Little Caesars Pizza Bowl win over Western Kentucky, catching one pass for eight yards.
High School: Four-year starter ... two-time team MVP ... all-conference first team selection as a receiver and defensive back as a senior ... 2010 conference offensive player of the year ... also named first team all-conference as a receiver as a junior ... all-conference second team defense in 2009 and honorable mention in 2008 ... as a senior, caught 34 passes for 528 yards and six touchdowns ... also ran for five scores and had two touchdowns on returns ... tallied 37 receptions for 725 yards and 10 touchdowns as a junior ... added one rushing touchdown and four scores on returns in 2009 ... set a school record with four touchdown catches in a game in 2009 ... defensively, made 103 tackles and intercepted nine passes during junior and senior seasons combined ... also lettered three times in basketball and twice in baseball ... all-conference first team selection and team MVP in basketball in 2010 ... helped lead baseball team to conference championships in 2008 and 2009 and a regional title in 2009 ... all-conference second team infielder in 2009 ... honor roll student ... National Honor Society member ... maintained a 3.8 GPA.