10  Will Gilchrist
Will Gilchrist

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Savannah, Tenn.

High School:
Hardin County HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 200

Position:
WR

Experience:
2L

Awards:
Tiger 3.0 Club (Fall 2012); Dean's List (Fall 2012)


04/11/2013

Tigers Place 228 Student-Athletes on C-USA List

Conference USA announces Commissioner's Honor Roll

08/11/2012

Tigers Wrap Up First, Two-a-Day With Scrimmage

U of M concludes first week of camp

08/10/2012

Fourteen Student-Athletes to Graduate Sunday

Brings total number of athletes to graduate in 2011-12 to 75.

03/27/2012

Memphis Athletics Places School-Record 218 Student-Athletes On C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

It's the sixth-straight year the Tigers' C-USA honor roll has increased.

03/27/2012

Memphis Athletics Places School-Record 218 Student-Athletes On C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

It is sixth-straight year the number of Tigers C-USA honor roll has increased.

Career


Returns for his senior season already having earned his undergraduate degree ... Has transitioned from playing quarterback to the wide receiver position beginning in 2012.

Honors (Academic/Athletic)


Named to the Tiger 3.0 Club seven semesters (2009 fall, 2010 spring, 2010 fall, 2011 spring, 2011 fall, 2012 spring, 2012 fall) ... Earned recognition on the Dean's List for 2010 fall, 2011 spring, 2011 fall and 2012 fall semesters ... Named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll the past four years (2009-13) ... Presented the Ralph Hatley Award at the 2010 Blue-Gray Game.

2012


Saw his first collegiate playing time at wide receiver during the second half of his junior season in 2012 ... First playing time came on the road at Marshall ... Went on to play in the Tigers' last three games of the season as well ... Memphis closed out the 2012 season with a three-game winning streak to finish Conference USA play with a 4-4 record.

2011


Saw action in seven contests ... The No. 2 quarterback in the 2011 spring drills ... Completed 10-of-17 pass attempts for 98 yards in the 2011 Blue-Gray Game.

2010


Did not see action in his redshirt freshman season, but was a vital leader for the offensive scout team ... Completed all seven pass attempts and tossed a 10-yard TD pass in the spring scrimmage.

2009


Redshirted.

Prep


A four-year letterwinner for Coach William McAdams at Hardin County High School ... Rated as the No. 1 quarterback in Tennessee by Rivals.com and Tennessee Football Magazine ... Nominated for the Joe Montana High School National QB of the Year Award ... A three-star prospect, according to Rivals.com ... Rated as the No. 22 dual-threat QB nationally by Rivals.com ... Helped his squad to state playoff appearances all four years ... His 2008 squad posted a 7-4 record ... Completed 134-of-239 pass attempts for 2,131 yards and 29 touchdowns in 2008 ...The yards, attempts and touchdowns all are school records ... Also rushed for 835 yards on 124 carries and seven touchdowns as a senior ... Holds school records for single-season all-purpose yards (2,966) and rushing/passing TD (36) ... Had stellar games vs Lexington (294 passing yards, 5 TD passes, 52 rushing yards) and McNairy (274 passing yards, 5 TD, 105 rushing yds) in 2008 ... Responsible for six touchdowns (5 passing, 1 rushing) as a junior vs Jackson Central Merry ... Set a school single-game record for passing yards with 320 vs Lexington in 2006 ... Also tossed four TD in that game ... Finished his career with school records for passing yards (5,743), attempts (620), completions (360), TD passes (71), TD responsible for (86) and rushing/passing yards combined (7,166) ... Selected an all-state first team pick as a junior and senior ... A 4-A Mr. Football finalist in 2008 ... Selected by Tennessee Football Magazine as an All-State Phenom first team pick, in addition to being named the West Tennessee Player of the Year ... A three-time all-region honoree after leading the region in passing from 2006-08 ... Honored by The Jackson Sun as an All-West Tennessee selection, as well as West Tennessee Sophomore and Junior of the Year ... Also played basketball at Hardin County and was named all-district all four years ... Scored over 1,000 points and dished out over 500 assists.

Personal


Son of Anthony and MaryAnn Gilchrist ... Born Feb. 23, 1990, in Jackson, Tenn. ... Received his bachelor's degree in Sports and Leisure Management during 2012 Summer Commencement.

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