Joel Willis
Joel Willis

Player Profile

Garden Grove, CA

High School:
Pacifica HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 195





Dykes Pleased with First Spring Scrimmage

Three quarterbacks combine to throw five touchdown passes.


Lots of Opportunities for Lawler

Redshirt freshman wide receiver among many looking to make the most of their chances.


Cal Hosts No. 25 UCLA at Memorial Stadium

Golden Bears have won last six meetings between the teams in Berkeley


Cal Opens Pac-12 Play At USC

Golden Bears look to start conference competition with a victory


Day 10: Double Days Continue For Bears

Head coach Jeff Tedford talks about his team's depth at several positions.

Prep Video Highlights

CAL CAREER (Career Stats): Changed his uniform to No. 18 beginning with 2012 spring workouts after being No. 17 in his first season with the program in 2011.

2012 (Game-By-Game Stats): Expected to move from defensive back to wide receiver in 2012 after working out there during spring practices ... had two kick returns for 35 yards in the spring game.

2011: Redshirted ... did not play.

PACIFICA HS: Listed as the nation's No. 53 "athlete" according to Rivals, while Scout had him as the country's No. 67 cornerback ... ranked No. 75 among all California players by Rivals, while SuperPrep listed him at No. 83 in California/Hawaii/Nevada ... a three-star recruit according to ESPN, Rivals and Scout ... an All-Region choice of Prepstar and SuperPrep as a 2010 senior when he posted solid numbers on both sides of the ball with 90 tackles and three forced fumbles on defense, while making 40 catches for 905 yards and running the ball for 345 yards and five touchdowns as a running back on offense ... also had three touchdowns on returns during his senior campaign, bringing kickoffs back for 95 and 77 yards, as well as a punt for 75 ... ran for 580 yards and six touchdowns as a 2009 junior, while adding 22 receptions for 289 yards and two scores ... had a hand-timed 4.37 in the 40-yard dash, while his best 100 and 200-meter marks are 10.50 and 21.47, recorded during his sophomore track season ... ESPN said "Willis is a very good athlete who will bring valuable versatility to the program that lands him. He really could get recruited to a multitude of positions; running back, slot, safety or corner are all possibilities."

PERSONAL: Full name is Joel Cameron Willis ... born July 2, 1993 ... parents are Ray and Joy Willis ... major is undeclared.



LAST UPDATED: September 12, 2012