2 Darius Willis
Darius Willis
  • Height:
    5-8
  • Weight:
    170
  • Year:
    Jr.
  • Hometown:
    Warren, Mich.
  • High School:
    Warren Mott
  • Position:
    WR
  • gp
    10
  • yds
    635
  • yds/g
    63.5
  • td
    4

Bio

College: 2022: Don Hansen All-America Honorable Mention... First Team All-GLIAC... GLIAC All-Academic... Started 11 games for the Huskies... Led GLIAC in receiving yards per game (95.5 ypg)... Led GLIAC in receiving touchdowns (10)... Second straight season led Huskies in touchdown catches... Led Huskies in receptions (74), and receiving yards... Recorded season-best 79 yard touchdown reception... 2021: Honorable Mention All-GLIAC... Team Outstanding Offensive Player Award... Appeared in all 10 games for the Huskies... Made 30 receptions for 393 yards receiving... Averaged 13.1 receiving yards per game... Led team receivers with five touchdowns... 2020: Season Cancelled (Covid19)... 2019: Offensive Scout Player of the Year... Redshirted...

High School: Prepped at Warren Mott High School… All-County Second Team… Team MVP Wide Receiver in 2017 and Team MVP Defensive Back in 2018… Caught 31 passes for 565 yards… Recorded 43 tackles with a pair of interceptions and forced fumbles on defense… 

Personal: Son of Jerry and Donielle Willis... Majoring in Human Biology...Two siblings, Jerry (23) and Adrienne (26)...Born in Honolulu, Hawai'i on August 4...

Player Profile

Recent Games
Oct 7 at Wayne State L, 23-21
Oct 14 at Northern Michigan W, 62-0
Oct 21 No. 9 Ferris State L, 35-21
Oct 28 at No. 3 Grand Valley State L, 44-13
Nov 4 Minot State W, 37-3
Nov 11 Saginaw Valley State L, 38-21
  Overall Conf
Receptions 55 33
Yards 635 424
Yards per game 63.5 70.7
Yards per catch 11.5 12.8
Touchdowns 4 3

Game Log - Passing

Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 9 Hillsdale W, 45-20 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 16 at Wis.-Platteville W, 24-20 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 23 at Upper Iowa W, 34-31 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 No. 18 Davenport L, 28-0 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 at Wayne State L, 23-21 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 at Northern Michigan W, 62-0 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 No. 9 Ferris State L, 35-21 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 at No. 3 Grand Valley State L, 44-13 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 Minot State W, 37-3 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 Saginaw Valley State L, 38-21 - - - - - - - - -

Game Log - Rushing

Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 9 Hillsdale W, 45-20 - - - - - - -
Sep 16 at Wis.-Platteville W, 24-20 - - - - - 1 1
Sep 23 at Upper Iowa W, 34-31 3 51 17.0 38 0 - -
Sep 30 No. 18 Davenport L, 28-0 3 -8 -2.7 0 0 - -
Oct 7 at Wayne State L, 23-21 4 8 2.0 10 0 - -
Oct 14 at Northern Michigan W, 62-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 21 No. 9 Ferris State L, 35-21 2 -2 -1.0 1 0 - -
Oct 28 at No. 3 Grand Valley State L, 44-13 - - - - - 1 0
Nov 4 Minot State W, 37-3 2 -1 -0.5 4 0 - -
Nov 11 Saginaw Valley State L, 38-21 2 -11 -5.5 0 0 - -

Game Log - Receiving

Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 9 Hillsdale W, 45-20 3 26 8.7 18 1 - -
Sep 16 at Wis.-Platteville W, 24-20 10 123 12.3 23 0 1 1
Sep 23 at Upper Iowa W, 34-31 4 17 4.3 11 0 - -
Sep 30 No. 18 Davenport L, 28-0 5 43 8.6 16 0 - -
Oct 7 at Wayne State L, 23-21 4 66 16.5 45 1 - -
Oct 14 at Northern Michigan W, 62-0 10 202 20.2 46 2 - -
Oct 21 No. 9 Ferris State L, 35-21 4 51 12.8 19 0 - -
Oct 28 at No. 3 Grand Valley State L, 44-13 5 29 5.8 10 0 1 0
Nov 4 Minot State W, 37-3 5 45 9.0 30 0 - -
Nov 11 Saginaw Valley State L, 38-21 5 33 6.6 11 0 - -

Game Log - Kicking

Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 9 Hillsdale W, 45-20 - - - - - 0
Sep 16 at Wis.-Platteville W, 24-20 - - - - - 0
Sep 23 at Upper Iowa W, 34-31 - - - - - 0
Sep 30 No. 18 Davenport L, 28-0 - - - - - 0
Oct 7 at Wayne State L, 23-21 - - - - - 0
Oct 14 at Northern Michigan W, 62-0 - - - - - 0
Oct 21 No. 9 Ferris State L, 35-21 - - - - - 0
Oct 28 at No. 3 Grand Valley State L, 44-13 - - - - - 0
Nov 4 Minot State W, 37-3 - - - - - 0
Nov 11 Saginaw Valley State L, 38-21 - - - - - 0

Game Log - Punting

Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 9 Hillsdale W, 45-20 - - - - - - - -
Sep 16 at Wis.-Platteville W, 24-20 - - - - - - - -
Sep 23 at Upper Iowa W, 34-31 - - - - - - - -
Sep 30 No. 18 Davenport L, 28-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 at Wayne State L, 23-21 - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 at Northern Michigan W, 62-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 21 No. 9 Ferris State L, 35-21 - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 at No. 3 Grand Valley State L, 44-13 - - - - - - - -
Nov 4 Minot State W, 37-3 - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 Saginaw Valley State L, 38-21 - - - - - - - -

Game Log - Returns

Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 9 Hillsdale W, 45-20 2 44 22.0 25 0 - - - - -
Sep 16 at Wis.-Platteville W, 24-20 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 23 at Upper Iowa W, 34-31 1 20 20.0 20 0 - - - - -
Sep 30 No. 18 Davenport L, 28-0 2 41 20.5 21 0 - - - - -
Oct 7 at Wayne State L, 23-21 2 54 27.0 34 0 - - - - -
Oct 14 at Northern Michigan W, 62-0 1 26 26.0 26 0 - - - - -
Oct 21 No. 9 Ferris State L, 35-21 2 40 20.0 23 0 - - - - -
Oct 28 at No. 3 Grand Valley State L, 44-13 4 61 15.3 30 0 - - - - -
Nov 4 Minot State W, 37-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 Saginaw Valley State L, 38-21 - - - - - - - - - -

Game Log - All-Purpose

Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 9 Hillsdale W, 45-20 1 - 26 - 44 70
Sep 16 at Wis.-Platteville W, 24-20 1 - 123 - - 123
Sep 23 at Upper Iowa W, 34-31 1 51 17 - 20 88
Sep 30 No. 18 Davenport L, 28-0 1 -8 43 - 41 76
Oct 7 at Wayne State L, 23-21 1 8 66 - 54 128
Oct 14 at Northern Michigan W, 62-0 1 - 202 - 26 228
Oct 21 No. 9 Ferris State L, 35-21 1 -2 51 - 40 89
Oct 28 at No. 3 Grand Valley State L, 44-13 1 - 29 - 61 90
Nov 4 Minot State W, 37-3 1 -1 45 - - 44
Nov 11 Saginaw Valley State L, 38-21 1 -11 33 - - 22

Game Log - Scoring

Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 9 Hillsdale W, 45-20 6 - 1 0 - - - - - 0 0 0
Sep 16 at Wis.-Platteville W, 24-20 0 - 0 - - - - - - 0 0 -
Sep 23 at Upper Iowa W, 34-31 0 0 0 0 - - - - - 0 0 -
Sep 30 No. 18 Davenport L, 28-0 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 7 at Wayne State L, 23-21 6 0 1 0 - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 14 at Northern Michigan W, 62-0 12 - 2 0 - - - - - 0 0 0
Oct 21 No. 9 Ferris State L, 35-21 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 28 at No. 3 Grand Valley State L, 44-13 0 - 0 0 - - - - - 0 0 -
Nov 4 Minot State W, 37-3 0 0 0 - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 11 Saginaw Valley State L, 38-21 0 0 0 - - - - - - - 0 -

Game Log - Defense

Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 9 Hillsdale W, 45-20 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 0
Sep 16 at Wis.-Platteville W, 24-20 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 0
Sep 23 at Upper Iowa W, 34-31 1 0 1.0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 0
Sep 30 No. 18 Davenport L, 28-0 - - 0.0 - - 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 7 at Wayne State L, 23-21 - - 0.0 - - 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 14 at Northern Michigan W, 62-0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 0
Oct 21 No. 9 Ferris State L, 35-21 - - 0.0 - - 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 28 at No. 3 Grand Valley State L, 44-13 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 0
Nov 4 Minot State W, 37-3 - - 0.0 - - 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 11 Saginaw Valley State L, 38-21 - - 0.0 - - 0.0 - - - - - - - - - -

Career Stats - Passing

  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2021-22 10 0 1 .0% 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0
2022-23 11 1 1 100.0% 24 2.2 24.0 1 0 24 631.6
2023-24 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Total 31 1 2 50.0% 24 0.8 12.0 1 0 24 315.8

Career Stats - Rushing

  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2021-22 10 9 79 7.9 8.8 0 34 3 2
2022-23 11 10 33 3.0 3.3 0 10 - -
2023-24 10 16 37 3.7 2.3 0 38 2 1
Total 31 35 149 4.8 4.3 0 38 5 3

Career Stats - Receiving

  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2021-22 10 30 3.0 393 39.3 13.1 5 48
2022-23 11 74 6.7 1051 95.5 14.2 10 79
2023-24 10 55 5.5 635 63.5 11.5 4 46
Total 31 159 5.1 2079 67.1 13.1 19 79

Career Stats - Kicking

  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2021-22 10 - - - - - - - 0
2022-23 11 - - - - - - - 0
2023-24 10 - - - - - - - 0
Total 31 - - - - - - - 0

Career Stats - Punting

  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2021-22 10 - - - - - - - -
2022-23 11 - - - - - - - -
2023-24 10 - - - - - - - -
Total 31 - - - - - - - -

Career Stats - Returns

  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2021-22 5 87 17.4 0 40 - - - - -
2022-23 29 741 25.6 0 60 - - - - -
2023-24 14 286 20.4 0 34 - - - - -
Total 48 1114 23.2 0 60 - - - - -

Career Stats - All-Purpose

  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2021-22 10 79 393 - 87 559 55.9
2022-23 11 33 1051 - 741 1825 165.9
2023-24 10 37 635 - 286 958 95.8
Total 31 149 2079 - 1114 3342 107.8

Career Stats - Scoring

  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2021-22 30 3.0 0 5 0 - - - - - - 0
2022-23 60 5.5 0 10 0 - - - - - 0 0
2023-24 24 2.4 0 4 0 - - - - - 0 0
Total 114 3.7 0 19 0 - - - - - 0 0

Career Stats - Defense

  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2021-22 10 1 0 1.0 .1 - - 0.0 - - - - - - - -
2022-23 11 0 0 0.0 .0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2023-24 10 1 0 1.0 .1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 31 2 0 2.0 .1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Splits Stats - Passing

    gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Event Total 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Conference 6 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Location Home 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Away 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Result Wins 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Month September 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
October 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
November 2 - - - - - - - - - 0.0

Splits Stats - Rushing

    gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Event Total 10 16 37 3.7 2.3 0 38 2 1
Conference 6 11 -13 -2.2 -1.2 0 10 1 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
Location Home 5 9 -22 -4.4 -2.4 0 4 - -
Away 5 7 59 11.8 8.4 0 38 2 1
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
Result Wins 5 5 50 10.0 10.0 0 38 1 1
Losses 5 11 -13 -2.6 -1.2 0 10 1 0
Month September 4 6 43 10.8 7.2 0 38 1 1
October 4 6 6 1.5 1.0 0 10 1 0
November 2 4 -12 -6.0 -3.0 0 4 - -

Splits Stats - Receiving

    gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Event Total 10 55 5.5 635 63.5 11.5 4 46
Conference 6 33 5.5 424 70.7 12.8 3 46
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
Location Home 5 22 4.4 198 39.6 9.0 1 30
Away 5 33 6.6 437 87.4 13.2 3 46
Neutral - - - - - - - -
Result Wins 5 32 6.4 413 82.6 12.9 3 46
Losses 5 23 4.6 222 44.4 9.7 1 45
Month September 4 22 5.5 209 52.3 9.5 1 23
October 4 23 5.8 348 87.0 15.1 3 46
November 2 10 5.0 78 39.0 7.8 0 30

Splits Stats - Kicking

    gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Event Total 10 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 6 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
Location Home 5 - - - - - - - 0
Away 5 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
Result Wins 5 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 5 - - - - - - - 0
Month September 4 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 2 - - - - - - - 0

Splits Stats - Punting

    gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Event Total 10 - - - - - - - -
Conference 6 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
Location Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
Result Wins 5 - - - - - - - -
Losses 5 - - - - - - - -
Month September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - -

Splits Stats - Returns

    kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Event Total 14 286 20.4 0 34 - - - - -
Conference 11 222 20.2 0 34 - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
Location Home 6 125 20.8 0 25 - - - - -
Away 8 161 20.1 0 34 - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
Result Wins 4 90 22.5 0 26 - - - - -
Losses 10 196 19.6 0 34 - - - - -
Month September 5 105 21.0 0 25 - - - - -
October 9 181 20.1 0 34 - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -

Splits Stats - All-Purpose

    gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Event Total 10 37 635 - 286 958 95.8
Conference 6 -13 424 - 222 633 105.5
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
Location Home 5 -22 198 - 125 301 60.2
Away 5 59 437 - 161 657 131.4
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
Result Wins 5 50 413 - 90 553 110.6
Losses 5 -13 222 - 196 405 81.0
Month September 4 43 209 - 105 357 89.3
October 4 6 348 - 181 535 133.8
November 2 -12 78 - - 66 33.0

Splits Stats - Scoring

    pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Event Total 24 2.4 0 4 0 - - - - - 0 0
Conference 18 3.0 0 3 0 - - - - - 0 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
Location Home 6 1.2 0 1 0 - - - - - 0 0
Away 18 3.6 0 3 0 - - - - - 0 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
Result Wins 18 3.6 0 3 0 - - - - - 0 0
Losses 6 1.2 0 1 0 - - - - - - 0
Month September 6 1.5 0 1 0 - - - - - 0 0
October 18 4.5 0 3 0 - - - - - 0 0
November 0 0.0 0 0 - - - - - - - 0

Splits Stats - Defense

    gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Event Total 10 1 0 1.0 .1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Conference 6 0 0 0.0 .0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0.0 - - - - - - - -
Location Home 5 0 0 0.0 .0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Away 5 1 0 1.0 .2 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0.0 - - - - - - - -
Result Wins 5 1 0 1.0 .2 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Losses 5 0 0 0.0 .0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Month September 4 1 0 1.0 .3 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
October 4 0 0 0.0 .0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
November 2 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0.0 - - - - - - - -

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