Athletes from Five Fall Sports Recognized for Excellence in the Classroom
Postgame Notes - Illinois vs. Southern Illinois - August 31, 2013
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Illinois vs. Nebraska - September 27, 2014
Illinois vs. Northwestern (November 30, 2013)
Illinois vs. Purdue Nov. 23, 2013
Illinois vs. Ohio State - November 16, 2013
Illinois vs. Michigan State - Oct. 26, 2013
2013 Freshman: Played in all 12 games and started three in place of an injured V'Angelo Bentley (MSU, PSU, IND) ... Recorded 36 tackles, 0.5 TFLs, one PBU and one fumble recovery ... Set career highs with nine tackles and five solos against Northwestern, including his first career half-TFL ... Had seven tackles, including a career-high five solos, and his first career PBU against Penn State ... Made his first career start against Michigan State and recovered his first career fumble ... Made three tackles each against Nebraska and Cincinnati ... Made Illini debut in season-opener against SIU, recording three tackles ... Enrolled early at Illinois and participated in 2013 spring practices.
High School: Four-star recruit by ESPN and three-star by Scout and Rivals ... Ranked the No. 10 senior in Illinois by Rivals ... Ranked No. 37 cornerback in nation by Rivals and No. 34 CB by Scout ... Earned three letters in football, two in basketball and one in track ... Earned first-team all-state honors as a senior ... First-team All-Southwestern Conference in 2011 and 2012, including Co-Player of the Year as a senior ... First-team Metro East All-Area and St. Louis Post-Dispatch All-Area honors as a senior ... Named to the Class 7A All-State Academic team as a junior ... Southwestern Conference All-Scholar-Athlete as a junior ... Third-team all-conference as a sophomore ... Helped lead O'Fallon to the state playoffs all three years on varsity, helping his team to a conference co-championship as a junior and a conference title as a sophomore ... Had 1,126 yards receiving (16.3 ypc) and caught 10 touchdowns in 2012 ... Also had 33 tackles, one interception, two punt returns for touchdowns and one kickoff return for TD in 2012 ... Had 630 yards in receptions with five touchdowns, 50 tackles, four interceptions (three returned for touchdowns) and one fumble recovery for a touchdown as a junior ... Had 37 tackles with one interception and two fumble recoveries as a sophomore.
Personal: Born Sept. 15, 1994 ... Parents are Delano and Deondra Mosely ... Enrolled in general studies ... Named to the National Honor Society ... Says his biggest thrill in sports is returning punts and interceptions for touchdowns ... Favorite athlete is Robert Griffin III because of his elusiveness and leadership abilities ... Named to the academic honor roll all four years in high school.
Updated July 2014