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Bailey
Class: r-Jr.
Hometown: Miramar, Fla.
Height: 5-10
Weight: 195
Sport: Football
Position: WR

Biography


- One of the nation’s top playmakers
- Has played in 26 career games and started 22

2011 (r-So)
- All-Big East First Team (Phil Steele, ESPN.com)
- All-Big East Second Team (Coaches)
- Ended the year with 1,279 receiving yards, a WVU single-season mark
- Ranked No. 13 in the NCAA, No. 1 in the Big East, in receiving yards (98.4 yards./game); also
- Tied for No. 52 in NCAA, No. 4 in the Big East in receptions (5.5/game)
- Also No. 3 in the Big East in TD scoring (5.5 ppg)
- Named the Big East Offensive Player of the Week on Oct. 10
- Set school record for consecutive 100-yard receiving games (5): Maryland, LSU, Bowling Green, UConn and Syracuse
- Paced team with 12 receiving touchdowns, averaging one TD on every 6.0 catches
- Caught five catches for 82 yards in Orange Bowl, including a six-yard touchdown
- Crucial in WVU’s game-tying and game-winning drives at USF, catching four combined passes for 55 yards, including a 26-yard reception on fourth-and-10 that put WVU in position for the game-winning field goal; caught a game-best seven catches for a game-best 80 yards in victory
- Named WVU’s Offensive Player of the Week with 80 yards on three catches in win over Pitt, including a 63-yard touchdown reception, WVU’s first score of the game
- Had his seventh 100-yard receiving game of season with 104 yards on six catches at Cincinnati
- Connected with Geno Smith on a 59-yard score at UC, the team’s first TD of the day
- Had a game-best 118 yards on a career-best eight catches vs. Louisville
- Caught two TD passes against the Cards for his second multiple-score game of 2011
- Scored on a 9-yard grab at Rutgers
- Netted a game-best 130 receiving yards on seven catches at Syracuse
- Battled two SU defenders for ball and scored a spectacular 64-yard touchdown
- Exploded against UConn, catching a game-best seven passes for a career-high 178 yards and two TDs
- Tallied an 84-yard TD reception, a career-long catch, against the Huskies, WVU’s fifth-longest scoring reception from scrimmage in program history
- His 84-yard TD catch was WVU’s longest since Tito Gonzales’ 79-yard TD (from Pat White) vs. Oklahoma in the 2008 Fiesta Bowl
- Had a game-best 112 receiving yards on four catches against Bowling Green
- Caught a career-best eight passes for 115 yards against LSU
- Caught a 20-yard TD against LSU, the team’s first score of game
- Caught a career-high eight passes for 113 yards in start at Maryland, including an 18-yard TD
- One of three players to finish with more than 100 yards receiving at Maryland, the first time three players netted at least 100 yards on catches in WVU history and the first time since 1998 WVU had multiple 100-yard receivers
- Paced the team with a game-best 76 receiving yards in season-opening win over Marshall

2010 (r-Fr.)
-Played in 13 games and started nine
- Earned All-Big East freshman honors by ESPN.com
- WVU Offensive Champion: Maryland, Cincinnati
- Fourth-leading receiver with 24 receptions for 317 yards, four touchdowns and a long of 32
- Made the first five receptions of his career, a season high, at Marshall for a season-high 72 yards with a long of 30
- Four catches for 60 yards against Maryland, two touchdowns with a long of 26
- Four catches for 61 yards, including a 32-yard touchdown, tying his season-long catch, against NC State in the Champs Sports Bowl.

2009 (Fr.)
- Redshirted

High School
- Coached by former Mountaineer Damon Cogdell at Miramar High
- Florida Class 6A first team all-state as a senior and second team as a junior
- No. 6-rated player in Broward County according to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel
- Caught 68 passes for 1,163 yards and 14 touchdowns

Personal
- Birthday is Nov. 11
- High school teammate of current Mountaineers Geno Smith and Ivan McCartney
- Son of John Bailey and Tara Daniels
- Majoring in multidisciplinary studies
- Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

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