As A Junior In 2014:Game-By-Game Stats Will forego senior year of eligibility to enter the 2015 NFL Draft ... All-MAC First Team Tight End ... John Mackey Award Midseason Watch List (10/13) ... Phil Steele Midseason All-MAC First Team Tight End ... John Mackey Tight End of the Week (10/29) ... College Football Performance Awards Tight End of the Week (10/27) ... John Mackey Tight End of the Week Honorable Mention (10/1) ... Started at tight end in nine of his 11 appearances ... Recorded 642 yards receiving on 42 receptions, including six TD grabs ... Averaged 15.3 yards per catch ... Was second on the team in receptions, receiving yards and receiving touchdowns ... Hauled in four receptions totaling 40 yards with two going for touchdowns against Colorado (9/6) in his first action with the Minutemen ... Was awarded the No. 7 Play of the Day on ESPN's SportsCenter for his acrobatic one-handed touchdown grab against Colorado ... Added a 10-yard reception at Vanderbilt (9/13) ... Erupted for an eight-catch, 135-yard performance against Bowling Green (9/27) ... Notched six receptions totaling 67 yards with one touchdown at Miami (Ohio) on Oct. 4 ... Made four grabs for 29 yards receiving, with a four-yard touchdown catch at the end of the second quarter, during the win over Kent State (10/11) ... Had 74 receiving yards over four receptions to help the Minutemen to a 36-14 win over Eastern Michigan (10/18) ... Added 49 yards over four receptions against Ball State (11/12) ... Had one touchdown grab over two catches for 23 yards at Akron (11/18).
Before UMass: Played tight end at El Camino Junior College under coach John Featherstone ... Had 18 receptions, 328 yards and five touchdowns in the 2013 season ... Prior to El Camino, played freshman season at ASA College in Brooklyn in 2011, earning third-team all-conference honors ... Attended Miami Norland High School in Florida prior to college ... Also received offers from Kansas, Oklahoma and USC.
Career Highs Receptions: 8, vs. Bowling Green (9/27/14) Receiving Yards: 185, at Toledo (10/25/24) Touchdown Receptions: 2, vs. Colorado (9/6/14) (from QB Blake Frohnapfel) Longest Reception: 76, at Toledo (10/25/24)
Miscellaneous Statistics 20+ Yard Receptions: 8, last at Toledo (10/25/24) 50+ Yard Receptions: 1, at Toledo (10/25/24) 75+ Yard Receptions: 1, at Toledo (10/25/24) Games With 100+ Receiving Yards: 2, last at Toledo (10/25/24) Games With 100+ All-Purpose Yards: 2, last at Toledo (10/25/24) Games With 2+ Touchdowns: 1, vs. Colorado (9/6/14)