Parents are Richard and Susan Willing ... served an LDS Church mission to Albuquerque, N.M. ... married to Emoani (Emi) Snow ... recruited by Oregon, Washington, Utah and Hawaii.
Player Chat: August 18, 2009
A national top-100 offensive line prospect ... a Honolulu Advertiser First Team All-State selection ... a SuperPrep All-Far West selection.
2003 | Redshirt Year
Redshirted as a true freshman ... made a significant contribution as a member of the scout team.
2004 | Freshman Year
Earned letterman honors as a redshirt freshman ... started at left tackle in nine games ... played in all 11 games ... provided pass protection for an offense that produced over 3,000 yards passing and 1,164 yards rushing.
2007 | Sophomore Year
Earned 2007 Academic All-Mountain West Conference honors ... earned letterman honors as a sophomore ... saw action in all 13 games for the Cougars ... part of an offensive unit that led the Mountain West Conference and ranked 14th in the nation in passing offense, averaging 298.4 yards per game ... also led the MWC and ranked 25th in total offense, averaging 442.8 yards per game ... part of an offensive unit that helped the Cougars lead the Mountain West with an average 30.1 points per game ... part of a unit that averaged only 1.54 sacks per game.
2008 | Junior Year
Earned letterman honors as a junior ... Academic All-MWC ... competed in five games for an offensive unit that led the conference and ranked No. 6 nationally in passing per game (310.38) and No. 16 in total offense (444.77) ... part of a unit that averaged only 1.54 sacks per game ... vital part of an offensive line that helped BYU to a 55.7 third-down conversion percentage on the season (2nd in the nation).
2009 | Senior Year
All-MWC honorable mention selection ... Academic All-MWC ... earned letterman honors as a senior ... started all 13 games on the season at center ... played for an offensive unit that led the conference and ranked No. 17 nationally in passing per game (281.46) and No. 21 in total offense (427.15) ... part of a unit that averaged only 1.77 sacks per game ... vital part of an offensive line that helped BYU lead the nation with a 55.62 third-down conversion percentage on the season ... carried out the team flag prior to the Colorado State game.