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18 Navy Sprint Football Players Garner All-CSFL Honors

Six Mids selected to the All-League First Team


Navy Sprint Football Defeats Army West Point, 10-3

Mids hold Black Knights to 122 total yards in Star Game victory


Navy Welcomes Post in Sprint Football Home Opener

Mids and Eagles to play Friday night at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium


Navy Sprint Football Dominates Franklin Pierce, 54-13

Mids get three touchdowns each from Clements and Saadey


Sprint Football Begins 2016 Campaign on Saturday

Mids in search of 37th CSFL Championship in program history


Sprint Football vs. Cornell (Oct. 23)

Navy hosted Cornell on October 23 in its final CSFL home game of the 2015 season


Sprint Football versus Penn

Navy hosts Penn in its final home game of 2013


Sprint Football versus Mansfield

Navy Sprint Football hosts Mansfield

Career Honors
2016 All-Collegiate Sprint Football League (Honorable Mention)
2013 All-Collegiate Sprint Football League (Honorable Mention)

2016 (Senior): Named Honorable Mention All-Collegiate Sprint Football League … Played in and started five games on the season … Made 14 tackles on the year, including 11 solo stops, while adding four pass breakups, and an interception … Had a season-high six tackles with a season-best five solo stops at Franklin Pierce … Added four tackles (three solo) against Chestnut Hill and two (both solo) at Penn … Recorded pass breakups against Franklin Pierce, Post, Penn, and Chestnut Hill, while notching an interception at Franklin Pierce.

2015 (Junior): Participated in six games with four starts at corner back … Credited with 13 tackles with a season-high six coming on the road at Post on Oct. 17 … Had two stops on three other occasions … Recovered a fumble at Army on Oct. 31 … Broke up three passing attempts.

2014 (Sophomore): Sidelined for the entire season with an injury.

2013 (Freshman): Named Honorable Mention All-Collegiate Sprint Football League … Appeared in all six games as a freshman and made six tackles from the defensive back position … Netted a season-high two tackles at Post (Oct. 12) … Intercepted a pass on the road at Army (Oct. 26) … Also participated with the track & field program as a member of the sprint corps.

High School / Personal: Earned four varsity letters in both track and cross country at Sandy Creek High School … Also participated in the football program as a defensive back and on the lacrosse team as a midfielder … Served as team captain of track team as a senior … Son of Rex and Subrenia Willis … Sister, Ciara, ran track for four years at the University of Houston, while brother, Christian, split time between track (two years) and football (two years) at Birmingham Southern … Goes by the nickname R.J.


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