#86 Rob Wills
|HOMETOWN||Roseville, Minn. (Roseville Area)|
Opened the season matching a career-high with four solo tackles versus Minot State (8/27/09)... Registered his first collegiate interception at Minnesota State (9/5/09)... Piled up 1.5 sacks versus St. Cloud State (10/3/09) to match a career-best.
2008 (So): Burst onto the scene to rank seventh on the team and lead all lineman with 52 tackles (17 solo)... His 7.5 tackles for loss (-18) was good for third on the team, while his 4.0 sacks was second to only Jake Anderson... Saw time in all 11 games for the Beavers and stepped into the starting line up for the final 10 games of the season after Kyle McMartin went down with an injury... Was named Second-Team All-NSIC at the conclusion of the season.
Posted a career-high nine tackles (two solo) in his first collegiate start versus Minnesota State (9/6/08)... Piled up a season-high four solo stops, 1.5 sacks and forced a fumble versus Northern State (9/27/08)... Registered 1.5 sacks in an eight-tackle (two solo) performance versus Minnesota, Crookston (10/18/08)... Set a career-high with two pass break ups versus U-Mary (11/1/08)... Made six stops, including a sack in the same game... Capped the season with eight tackles (two solo) versus Concordia-St. Paul.
2007 (Fr): Appeared in three games as a reserve defensive lineman... Posted one tackle... Wore No. 86 as a freshman.
2006 (RS): Sat out entire season as a redshirt.
Prior to BSU: Posted 19 receptions for 221 yards and six touchdowns, added 36 tackles, two fumble recoveries and five sacks as a senior en route to All-Suburban East Conference honors... Two receptions for 24 yards and one touchdown, eight tackles, two sacks vs Woodbury (10/14/2005)... Roseville finished 2-6, 1-6 in the Suburban East... Coached by Chris Simdorn.
Personal: Robert Charles Wills... Born July 11, 1987 in St. Paul, Minn... Son of Robert Wills and Beth Fobbe-Wills... Is majoring in business administration.
Tackles: 9 vs. Minnesota State (9/6/08); Solo Tackles: 4 vs. Northern State (9/27/08) and vs. Minot State (8/27/09); Assisted Tackles: 7 vs. Minnesota State (9/6/08); Sacks: 1.5, three times; TFL: 3.0 vs. Northern State (9/27/08); INT: 1 at Minnesota State (9/5/09) and at Northern State (9/26/09); Int. Return: 25 yards at Northern State (9/26/09); PBU: 2, five times; Defensive TDs: 1 at Minnesota State (9/5/09).