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11/22/2016

18 Navy Sprint Football Players Garner All-CSFL Honors

Six Mids selected to the All-League First Team

11/05/2016

Navy Sprint Football Defeats Army West Point, 10-3

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

09/28/2016

Navy Welcomes Post in Sprint Football Home Opener

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

09/24/2016

Navy Sprint Football Dominates Franklin Pierce, 54-13

Mids get three touchdowns each from Clements and Saadey

09/16/2016

Sprint Football Begins 2016 Campaign on Saturday

Mids in search of 37th CSFL Championship in program history

11/03/2015

Sprint Football vs. Cornell (Oct. 23)

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

11/06/2013

Sprint Football versus Penn

Navy hosts Penn in its final home game of 2013

11/05/2013

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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