2013 – – Redshirted.
High school honors – – Selected to participate in fourth annual International Bowl . . . first team all-conference as a senior in only season at Rock Island HS . . . first team all-conference and second team all-state as a junior at Burlington, Iowa HS . . . Career – – recorded 56 receptions for 877 yards and 10 touchdowns as a senior . . . 57 receptions for 934 yards and seven touchdowns as a junior . . . team captain as a junior . . . set high school career records for receiving yards and touchdowns and single game records for yards and receptions . . . also played end and safety on defense . . . competed in track (hurdles, sprints) and basketball as a prep, winning 300-meter dash state title as a junior.
Personal – – Born 10/12/94 in Banning, Cal. . . . engineering major . . . member of prep Honor Roll . . . parents are Mandie and Derrick Willies . . . . high school coach was Bryan Stortz at Rock Island HS.