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Finished his career at Western Michigan as the school’s all-time leading receiver with 238 career catches, surpassing the 235 of the prior record-holder, Neal (1997-2000)
Was second to Neal (3,599) in career receiving yards with 3,539
Also ranked as the WMU career leader in touchdown receptions with 39, having passed Neal (27) early in his senior campaign, and all-purpose yards with 5,093
Became just the 11th player in NCAA Division I history to record three career 1,000-yard receiving seasons (2003-05)
His 238 career receptions tied him with Ball State’s Dante Ridgeway for third on the all-time list of the Mid-American Conference, behind only the 306 of Josh Davis and 272 of Darius Watts, both of Marshall
His 3,539 yards receiving ranked fourth in conference history and his 39 TD receptions stood second in the MAC record books, exceeded only by the 47 of Watts
Recorded 18 career 100-yard receiving games
Also returned 41 kickoffs for 921 yards (22.5 avg.) and 49 punts for 541 yards (11.0) with two TDs
Enjoyed a record-breaking senior year, leading the nation with an average of 8.91 receptions per game, while also ranking second in the country in yards receiving per game (114.45), trailing only Oregon State’s Mike Hass (139.27)
Shattered the WMU single-season mark for receptions with 98 catches – 21 better than the prior record, 77 by Kendrick Mosley in 2003
Also established a new school record for receiving yards (1,259) and tied his own mark for touchdown receptions (14, also done in 2003)
Additionally, rushed 10 times for 50 yards, returned 20 punts for 172 yards (8.6 avg.), ran back two kickoffs for 20 yards and threw a touchdown pass
Was a third-team All-America pick of the Associated Press, while also garnering second-team recognition from Sports Illustrated
Received the Mid-American Conference’s ‘Vern Smith Leadership Award,’ given annually to the league’s most valuable player, and was named MAC ‘Offensive Player of the Year’
Became the first conference player to receive both honors in the same season since Moss in ’97
Led the MAC in both receptions (98) and receiving yards (1,259), while tying two others for the league lead in TD catches (14)
Posted a career-best seven 100-yard receiving games, and for the second consecutive year had a TD reception in six straight contests
Started all 11 games in 2005, having at least six catches in all but one contest (four vs. Kent State on Oct. 29)
Opened the year explosively, making a career-best 16 receptions (for 156 yards) at Virginia (Sept. 3) to tie the WMU single-game record (Jamie Hence, 1987 vs. Ohio)
Became the WMU career receiving touchdowns leader when one of his 11 catches, a 17-yard TD pass from Ryan Cubit on fourth-and-1, gave the Broncos a 16-13 lead late in the second quarter of their eventual 19-16 victory at Temple (Sept. 24)
Also made 11 receptions in 60-57, five-overtime loss to Ball State (Oct. 8 – the longest game in MAC history – but this time for a career-high 244 yards and a school-record four touchdowns (breaking the prior mark of three, done on five other occasions including once by himself in 2003)
Had a 40-yard TD grab for the initial WMU points in epic game with the Cardinals, then caught scoring passes of 50 and 27 yards in the third quarter, before pulling in a 25-yard touchdown in the third overtime
Followed that game up with eight receptions for 162 yards and two touchdowns in 45-14 victory at Bowling Green (Oct. 22), including an 89-yard scoring strike from Tim Hiller for the second-longest pass play in school history (94 yards by himself in 2003)
Had nine catches for 171 yards (eight for 164 in the first half) as the Broncos scored 31 unanswered points to overcome an early 14-0 deficit in 31-24 triumph over Central Michigan (Nov. 12)
Made TD receptions on the first play of two different drives, including a nifty, 76-yard catch-and-run for the first WMU points of the afternoon
Also broke Neal’s single-season school mark for receiving yardage in victory over CMU
Caught two touchdown passes and threw for another in 31-21 win against Buffalo (Oct. 1)
Had a 32-yard punt return into Buffalo territory to set up his first TD pass as a collegian, 22 yards to Joe Chapple early in the second quarter
Set a new WMU career record for receptions when he caught a 6-yard pass from Robbie Haas on the final play of the third quarter in season finale at Northern Illinois (Nov. 23)
In junior season of 2004, led the Broncos in receiving for the first time, with 74 catches, while becoming only the second player in school history to post back-to-back 1,000-yard receiving seasons (1,092), joining Neal (1998-99)
Earned first-team All-MAC accolades
Also was chosen as ‘Most Valuable Player and ‘Offensive MVP’ at Western Michigan
Average of 99.3 yards per game receiving ranked eighth in the nation
Also was a punt returner of note, averaging 14.8 yards per runback (21-311) and scoring twice, including a 93-yarder vs. Northern Illinois (Oct. 23) – the second-longest PR TD in WMU history
Had a touchdown catch in six straight games and recorded five contests of eight-or-more receptions
Posted five 100-yard receiving efforts while starting all 11 games
Made a season-high 11 catches (for 142 yards and a pair of touchdowns) vs. Eastern Michigan (Oct. 16)
Turned in a season-best 167 yards receiving (and TD, on eight grabs) in game at Central Michigan (Oct. 30)
His score in CMU contest was a spectacular, one-handed catch where he then reversed field en route to a 79-yard touchdown
Also surpassed the century mark Oct. 9 against Toledo (4 receptions for 129 yards and 2 TDs), in NIU contest (8-127-1) and Nov. 13 vs. Miami of Ohio (8-155-2)
Made 8 receptions for 64 yards in head-to-head competition with Williams, Virginia Tech’s All-America CB (Sept. 11)
Had a 53-yard punt return touchdown in season opener with Tennessee-Martin (Sept. 2)
During sophomore year, posted his first career 1,000-yard receiving season, making 56 catches for 1,050 yards and 14 touchdowns
Averaged a career-best 18.8 yards per reception
Saw action in all 12 of the Broncos’ games, making four starts
Was a second-team All-MAC selection, in addition to being named as WMU’s ‘Offensive MVP’
Set single-season school record with his 14 TD receptions while becoming just the second player in Western Michigan annals to record a 1,000-yard receiving season (Neal)
Amassed (at the time) the second-most all-purpose yards (1,734) in one season in school history, including 669 on 31 kickoff returns
Enjoyed six 100-yard receiving days
Had a season-high 204 yards and three TDs (tying a school record he subsequently broke in 2005) among eight catches vs. Central Michigan (Nov. 15)
Made a season-best 10 receptions (for 107 yards and two touchdowns) at Michigan State to open the year (Aug. 30)
Also turned in 100-yard efforts Sept. 6 vs. William & Mary (3 receptions for 126 yards and 2 TDs), Sept. 27 at Ohio University (2-103-1), Oct. 4 at Eastern Michigan (6-117-2) and Nov. 1 at Connecticut (7-164-1)
Hooked up with QB Jon Drach to produce 94-yard touchdown against CMU that became the longest pass play in school history
Earlier had 70- and 61-yard scores in UConn and William & Mary contests, respectively
Saw action in eight games as a reserve wide receiver and return man during his redshirt freshman season
Playing in eight games (three starts), he made 10 receptions for 138 yards
Finished second on the team in both punt and kickoff returns, returning eight punts for 58 yards (7.3 avg.) and eight kickoffs for 232 yards (29.0 avg.)
Also had one rush for 15 yards
Suffered an ankle injury in the fourth game of the year, vs. No. 5 Virginia Tech (Sept. 28), that caused him to miss the ensuing four contests before returning to action at Ball State (Nov. 2)
Was first in the MAC – and seventh in the nation – in kickoff return average (33.7) at the time of his injury
Enjoyed a career-long 76-yard kickoff runback among 149 all-purpose yards at Purdue (Sept. 14)
Had posted 141 all-purpose yards a week earlier at Michigan (Sept. 7), including 91 returning kickoffs
Also posted a season-best three receptions (for 50 yards) against the Wolverines
Sat out redshirt season
Earned ‘Offensive Stallion of the Year’ award for his outstanding play as a member of the scout team
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