Anthony Williams (Illinois) and Marlion Barnett (Washington) have transferred to Illinois State.
2012: Missed the entire season due to a knee injury suffered during fall camp.
2011: Missed the entire season due to a knee injury suffered during fall camp.
Grand Rapids CC: Two-year receiver for head coach Tony Annese ... caught just 11 passes in seven games as a sophomore in 2010, but recorded 249 receiving yards for an eye-popping 22.6-yard average and three touchdowns ... helped team to a 10-2 overall record and a berth in the Mississippi Bowl, where it lost in a shootout with Mississippi Gulf Coast ... tallied 11 catches for 249 yards and a touchdown during his freshman season in 2009.
Ben Davis HS: Was an accomplished track athlete, earning all-state honors as a senior ... set the school record in the 100-meter hurdles and as a member of the 4x400 meter relay team ... was sectional champion in the 300 meter hurdles (39.98) ... finished second in the state in the 110-meter hurdles (14.48) and the 300-meter hurldles (38.25) ... member of the IHSAA state championship track team as a senior.
Personal: Born January 15, 1990, in Indianapolis, Ind. ... son of Larry and Chaneta Newbern ...plans to major in education.