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Wil Freeman
Wil  Freeman

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Flowood, Miss.

High School:
Northwest Rankin HS

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 261

Position:
DL

Experience:
2L

07/21/2015

Football Posters and Pocket Schedules Now Available

Posters and pocket schedules for the 2015 season are now available.

06/05/2015

Southern Miss Recognizes 154 Student-Athletes for Spring Semester Academic

Twenty student-athletes made the President's List for a 4.0 GPA during the semester.

06/05/2015

Southern Miss Recognizes 154 Student-Athletes for Spring Semester Academic

Twenty student-athletes made the President's List for a 4.0 GPA during the semester.

06/05/2015

Southern Miss Recognizes 154 Student-Athletes for Spring Semester Academic

Twenty student-athletes made the President's List for a 4.0 GPA during the semester.

06/05/2015

Southern Miss Recognizes 154 Student-Athletes for Spring Semester Academics

Twenty Golden Eagles made the President's List during the semester earning a 4.0 GPA.

10/04/2014

Southern Miss at Middle Tennessee

Southern Miss falls to Middle Tennessee, 37-31.

11/16/2013

Southern Miss Falls to Florida Atlantic, 41-7

The Golden Eagles are now 0-10; 0-6 in C-USA play.

08/31/2013

Golden Eagles Fall in Season Opener

Rickey Bradley catches seven passes for 193 yards in 22-15 loss to Texas State.

Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (2012)

2014 (Junior): Played in 11 games, making one start on the year ... Recorded 14 tackles on the season (seven solo, seven assisted) with a tackle for loss ... Had a season-high four tackles against UTSA in his only start ... Against the Roadrunners, recorded a tackle for loss ... Had a quarterback hurry at Middle Tennessee, while adding a pass breakup versus UAB ... Blocked a kick against Appalachian State.

2013 (Sophomore): Played in all 12 games on the season, making four starts ... Earned first collegiate start at Arkansas ... Also started against Boise State, FIU and East Carolina ... Tallied 14 tackles on the year, including seven solo stops ... Recorded a half a tackle for loss against Texas State and Arkansas ... Blocked a kick in the Golden Eagles' 62-27 victory at UAB ... Recorded multiple tackles against Texas State, Boise State, FIU and North Texas with a season-best three stops against the Broncos and Mean Green ... Had a season-best three unassisted tackles against Boise State with a season-high three assists versus North Texas.

2012 (Freshman): Named to the 2012-13 Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll ... Converted to tight end before moving to defensive end earlier in the year ... Saw action in 11 games, making his college debut against East Carolina ... Tallied 13 total tackles including 1.5 tackles for loss ... Had one sack on the year.

High School: Three-star recruit by Rivals.com and two-star recruit from Scout.com ... Ranked as the No. 159 nationally defensive end by Scout.com ... Played for coach Pete Hurt at Northwest Rankin High School ... Helped the Cougars finish 11-2 as a senior ... Tallied 86 tackles, one interception and 12 sacks over his senior campaign ... Added a blocked punt and an interception ... Participated in the Mississippi-Alabama All Star game at defensive end ... A Top 40 Most Wanted player in the state of Mississippi by the Clarion-Ledger ... Also a standout on the basketball team ... Honor student.

Personal: Full name is Frank Wilcox Freeman ... Son of Naomi and Frank Freeman ... Has an older sister, Sara ... Grandfather, Buddy Gardner, played football at Jones County JC and aunt, Jamie McNamara, swam at Alabama ... Born on Feb. 7, 1994 in Flowood, Miss. ... Majoring in history.

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