The mark bested the team's previous high GPA of 2.717 set during the Spring 2013 semester.
ISU looking to extend winning streak to five in a row.
Illinois State will be looking to break a four-game losing streak to the Salukis.
ISU will be looking for consecutive wins over ranked foes.
The game will be the first between the two schools in history.
2011: Started all 11 games on the offensive line for the Redbirds ... key member of the offensive line unit that helped ISU rush for 183.4 yards per game, up from 131 yards per game last year ... part of the unit that allowed just six sacks on the season, which ranked the group No. 3 in the country in fewest sacks allowed ... helped Ashton Leggett become the first Redbird running back to rush for over 1,000 yards since 2006.
2010: Started all 11 games at right guard ...helped bolster an offensive line that helped ISU post 4,279 yards on the season, the eighth-best single season mark in school history ... ISU was second-best passing offense in the conference ... helped Ashton Leggett and Erik Smith each rush for over 100 yards and ISU post a season-high 287 yards rushing against No. 14 North Dakota State ... named the recipient of the Herschel O. Brock Endowed Scholarship for the 2010-11 school year.
2009: Was moved to offensive line from the defensive line in fall camp ... played in six games and started the final three games of the season at right guard ... helped Cliffton Gordon rush for back-to-back 100+ yard games in victories against Missouri State and Western Illinois.
2008: Saw action in six games, all as a reserve ... posted six tackles on the season, including a career-high four versus North Dakota State ... picked up his first-career sack at Indiana State ... also notched one tackle-for-loss and one pass breakup on the year.
Edgewater HS: Rated as a one-star recruit by Scout.com ... as a senior, led his team in sacks, fumble recoveries and tackles-for-loss ... named first-team all-county and second-team All-Central Florida as a senior ... played in the 2006 Metro All-Star Game ... as a junior, named second-team all-county ... coached by Bill Gierke ... placed seventh in the state in the shot put.
Personal: Born July 8, 1989, in Orlando, Fla. ... son of Keenan Wimbley and Renet Mells ... oldest of three children ... his father, Keenan, played football at Central Florida ... major: finance.