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Marquel Willis
Marquel Willis

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Summerville, S.C.

High School:
Summerville HS

Last College:
The Citadel

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 195

Position:
WR


#86 Marquel Willis 6-1 / 195 / WR Senior Summerville, S.C. Summerville HS The Citadel

2009 (Jr.): Played in 11 games, starting five ... For the season, had 14 receptions for 145 yards ... Caught three passes for 37 yards in the season-opener ... Big game was hauling in four passes for 55 yards in the Gardner-Webb game ... Added two receptions each versus Monmouth and Charleston Southern.

2008 (So.): Started seven of the 11 games played in to earn his first collegiate letter ... Had 27 receptions for 387 yards and receiving corps-best six touchdowns ... Had a career-best seven catches for 145 yards, including a season-long 30-yarder, and two touchdowns against Liberty ... Had four catches for 20 yards and two scores in the win at Gardner-Webb ... Also scored touchdowns at VMI and against Stony Brook ... Had at least three receptions in the final six games of the season.

2007 (RFr.): Sat out the 2007 season per NCAA rules after transferring from another FCS program.

Prior to Coastal Carolina: Spent the fall 2006 semester at The Citadel ... Played in five games, getting one start, as a true freshman ... Had seven catches for 75 yards and one carry for 42 yards on the year ... High School: Started and lettered his final two years in football ... Named to the honorable mention All-Lowcountry squad after posting 35 catches for 607 yards and six touchdowns for the Green Wave ... Was a team captain his senior year, helping his team to a region title and state runner-up ... Also was a two year starter in basketball ... Ran 11.2 100-meter dash on the track team, while also competing in the 400-meter dash and the 4x100 and 4x400-meter relay squads.

Personal: Son of Melvin and Cynthia Willis.

Willis' Career Receiving Statistics
GP-GS No. YDS Avg. TD Long AVG/G
2006 * 5- 1 7 75 10.7 0 26 15.0
2007 ­-- Redshirted at Coastal Carolina --
2008 11- 7 27 287 14.3 6 30 35.2
2009 11- 5 14 145 10.4 0 20 13.2
Total 27-13 48 507 10.6 6 30 18.8
* -- Statistics from The Citadel

CAREER GAME-BY-GAME Recieving (No-yds-td)
2006:
Texas A&M DNP; Charleston Southern DNP; Pittsburgh DNP; Chattanooga DNP; Wofford 2-15-0; Furman 4-59-0; Western Carolina 1-1-0; Georgia Southern 0-0-0; Appalachian State DNP; VMI 0-0-0; Elon DNP.
2008: Penn State 1-10-0; Colgate 0-0-0; Monmouth 1-19-0; Towson 0-0-0; North Carolina A&T 0-0-0; Liberty 7-145-2; VMI 4-44-1; North Carolina Central DNP; Stony Brook 3-64-1; Gardner-Webb 4-20-2; Presbyterian 3-39-0; Charleston Southern 4-46-0.
2009: Kent State 3-37-0; Monmouth 0-0-0; Towson 2-20-0; North Carolina A&T 1-8-0; VMI 0-0-0; Liberty 0-0-0; Stony Brook 0-0-0; Clemson 1-(-1)-0; Gardner-Webb 4-55-0; Presbyterian 1-11-0; Charleston Southern 2-15-0.

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