2011: Saw action in seven games, primarily on special teams ... Did not play in the six games prior to Minnesota because of injury ... Saw playing time in the first five games, primarily on special teams.
2010: Played in all 13 games, primarily on special teams ... Recorded five tackles on the season ... Transferred to Illinois prior to the 2010 season after spending one season at the University of Missouri.
2009: Walk-on at the University of Missouri ... Played in the final 11 games of the season on special teams ... Totaled five tackles ... Earned second-team Academic All-Big 12.
High School: Was a two-way starter for Liberty, as well as a special teams standout ... Served as his team's captain during his senior season, and tallied eight total touchdowns scored combined during his junior and senior campaigns ... Blocked three punts as a junior, which led the team ... Was a three-sport letterwinner at Liberty, as he won awards in football, baseball and basketball ... Played on conference champion basketball teams in 2007 and 2008 ... High school coach was Pat Hansen.
Personal: Son of David and Brenna Willett ... Born on Sept. 28, 1989 ... Majoring in business management ... Father played basketball at the University of Texas.