Video: Texas Tech WR Derrick Willies does 60-inch box jump from seated position

The Texas Tech Red Raiders might not be the best team in the Big 12, but they sure are one of the most athletic. Wide receiver Derrick Willies proved that when he pulled off a ridiculous feat of strength and athleticism. Willies was wearing a ten-pound vest and pulled off a 60-inch box jump. If that was not already impressive enough, he did the jump from a seated position and here...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

New Texas Tech WR shows he's a prime candidate for Freaks list

Texas Tech lost a terrific offensive weapon with the graduation of Jakeem Grant, a speedy 5-6, 180-pounder. However, the Red Raiders have a brought on a much bigger wideout who looks like he's ready to make a big impact in Lubbock. And has also emerged as a prime candidate for our annual Freaks list.Derrick Willies, a 6-3, 210-pound junior college transfer, has generated some good...
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March 27, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Texas Tech WR shows off insane 60-inch box jump

Texas Tech wide receiver Derrick Willies is an impressive athlete – all 6-foot-4, 205-pounds of him. The newly-enrolled Red Raider is a JUCO transfer out of Trinity Valley Community College, who turned out to be the highest-rated member of Tech’s 2016 recruiting class. Sunday morning, he showed why. With a 10-pound vest strapped to his chest, Willies effortlessly lands a 60...
Via College Spun
March 27, 2016  |  Discuss

NJCAA All-American WR Derrick Willies signs with Texas Tech

The Texas Tech Red Raiders had one of the strongest passing attacks in the Big 12 last season and it looks like it is just about to get stronger. They have landed one of the best receivers in the junior college ranks for next season. Trinity Valley’s Derrick Willies had a terrific season this year, catching 49 receptions for 1,155 yards and 14 touchdowns. Texas Tech announced that...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Derrick Willies is tearing it up at Texas juco

Derrick Willies is going long this season. A lot.Willies’ Trinity Valley Community College football team in Athens, Texas, has already played five of its nine scheduled games. The Cardinals are 3-2, with help from the former Iowa wide receiver.Willies has 23 receptions for 599 yards and six touchdowns, and he has one carry, an 8-yard touchdown run. In TVCC’s 61-32 win over Kilgore...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
September 23, 2015

Big Ten Writers Picks Against The Spread For Week 10

It’s going to be a chilly one across Big Ten country? Will that impact the outcome of some of the games? We shall find out. In the meantime, our writers have chimed in with their thoughts on how things will play out and where you should put your money this weekend. Northwestern at Iowa (-4) James Needham — Iowa is hard to pick this year. Some games they look good, others just...
Via Know It All Football
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Derrick Willies, we hardly knew ye

IOWA CITY — It’s been said it’s better to have loved and lost than to never have loved at all. But is that true?It’s as if Iowa football fans were set up for disappointment when freshman wide receiver Derrick Willies strongly resembled a game-breaker during two open practices last April.At the spring game in Kinnick Stadium alone, Willies split and outran a pair of Iowa defensive...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
October 28, 2014

Iowa WR Willies to transfer

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) Iowa freshman wide receiver Derrick Willies is leaving the program and sophomore running back LeShun Daniels Jr. is out for the rest of the season because of an undisclosed injury. Coach Kirk Ferentz says Willies is expected to transfer to be closer to his father, who is having health issues. Willies caught four passes for 71 yards this season. The player from...
Via Associated Press
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Two players transfer from the Iowa football program

After an injury plagued career at Iowa, running back Barkley Hill has decided to transfer to University of Northern Iowa. Iowa football players Barkley Hill and A.J. Jones have left the Iowa football program and will transfer to play football somewhere else. There are reasons to suspect that these transfers are a product of a lack of foreseeable playing time as neither seemed like...
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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