USATSI Gallery: Oklahoma at Baylor Photos
UTSA 17, Baylor 10
The Bears open the 2017 season by playing host to the Flames.
Dec. 27, 2016
The Bears face Kansas, on October 15, 2016.
2017 (Junior): Ranked first in FBS in catches of 70 or more yards (4), second in 60 or more (4) and 13th in 50 or more (4) ... Ranked tied for first on Baylor’s single-season list of catches of 70 or more yards (4, Melvin Bonner in 1991) ... Started vs. No. 3 Oklahoma, had five catches for 93 yards, including 72-yard TD grab, before season-ending injury happened ... After game at Duke, became Baylor’s 35th WR to tally over 1,000 career receiving yards, currently ranks 33rd ... Started, had four catches for career-high 148 yards, tied career high with two TDs, one for 73 yards and one for 79 yards, at Duke for third career 100-yard game and second this season while rushing one time for minus one yards ... Started vs. UTSA, posted four catches for 58 yards and one rush for 26 yards ... Started vs. Liberty, notched three catches for 102 yards and career-high-tying two TDs, including 75-yard TD, for second career 100-yard game while also rushing twice for 11 yards and returning two kickoffs for 24 yards.
2016 (Sophomore): Played in all 13 games with nine starts at wide receiver ... Ranked 72nd in FBS and eighth in Big 12 with 16.2 yards per catch ... Started, made career-high six catches for 82 yards vs. Boise State ... Started, posted one catch for 38 yards at No. 13 West Virginia ... Notched five catches for 77 yards vs. Texas Tech ... Started, had three catches for 34 yards and one touchdown vs. Kansas State ... Had one catch for six yards at No. 9 Oklahoma ... Posted three catches for 70 yards vs. TCU ... Played but did not record any stats at Texas ... Started, had two catches for 17 yards and one rush for eight yards vs. Kansas ... Started, caught two passes for 51 yards and one TD at Iowa State ... Started, set career highs of 114 yards and two TDs on three catches vs. Oklahoma State, including career-long 89-yard catch (TD) ... Started, had five catches for 45 yards against Rice ... Started, made two catches for 14 yards vs. SMU ... Started vs. Northwestern State, caught two passes for 19 yards.
2015 (Redshirt Freshman): Played all 13 games, started once, as receiver and primary kick returner ... Earned first collegiate letter ... Posted Baylor's fourth-best single-season kick return average of 27.61 yards ... Totaled 155 yards and TD on 11 receptions, and team-high 359 yards (27.6 average) on 13 kick returns on season ... Made collegiate debut in season-opening win at SMU, had two receptions for 46 yards including 42-yard TD catch from fellow freshman Jarrett Stidham ... Made season-high four catches for 36 yards in win at Kansas in fifth game ... Posted season-high 117 return yards, including season-long 84-yarder (tackled at three-yard-line) in win vs. West Virginia in sixth game ... Had three receptions for 41 yards and two kick returns for 48 yards in win vs. Iowa State in seventh game ... Made no receptions over final six games ... Had 12 of 13 kick returns over final eight games ... Made first career start in win over No. 10 North Carolina in Russell Athletic Bowl, had no catches and 18-yard kick return.
2014 (Freshman): Sat out first season at Baylor and participated on practice squad ... Redshirted to retain eligibility ... Dressed for nine of 13 games, but did not see any game action.
High School: National top 300 recruit and three-sport speedster from Willis (Texas) High School ... Versatile, three-way player, excelled as returner and wide receiver at WHS under head coach Audie Jackson ... No. 294 overall national prospect on ESPN300 ... Rated 34th overall prospect in Texas by ESPN, 53rd by 247Sports ... National rankings among wide receiver prospects: 44th by ESPN, 68th by 247Sports ... Rated 47th in region by ESPN ... Listed on Lone Star Top 100 and Waco Tribune-Herald Top 100 ... Also on Houston Top 100 by VYPE/Rivals ... Played in 2014 Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl in Carson, Calif., following senior season -- made one reception for 52 yards and had one kick return for 17 yards ... Two-time district special teams MVP ... Named 2013 District 18-4A Special Teams MVP as senior for kick and punt return performance ... Earned 2013 Montgomery County Player of the Year honors by The Courier as receiver/returner/defensive back ... Had 817 all-purpose yards and seven touchdowns as senior ... Totaled 372 yards and three TDs on 20 receptions, 93 yards and one TD on 12 rushes, 271 yards and two TDs on six kick returns and 81 yards on five punt returns ... Also made 34 tackles and one interception (80-yard TD) on defense ... Scored kick return TD vs. defending Class 3A state champion Navasota in 2013 season-opener ... Scored three TDs in win at Caney Creek (one of three wins on season): rushed for 49-yard score and had TD receptions of 70 and 30 yards ... Scored twice in win over Rudder, had 80-yard interception return and 86-yard kickoff return ... Named 2012 District 18-4A Special Teams MVP as junior ... Totaled 311 yards and three TDs on 13 receptions and scored two kick return TDs in 2012 ... Also made 68 tackles, two TFL, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery as junior ... Starred in track and field at Willis, won state title in 400-meters in each of first three seasons ... Won 2011 4A 400-meter gold as freshman with 47.3 time, won 2012 4A 400-meter gold as sophomore with 47.06 time and won 2013 4A 400-meter gold as junior with 46.64 time ... Two-time Class 4A state champion in 400-meters: won gold in 2012 with 47.06 and 2011 with 47.34 ... Recorded 22-11.5-foot long jump at 2013 Region II-4A meet.
Personal: Son of Chris Platt, Sr. and La Tonya Wiley ... Majoring in health, kinesiology and leisure studies.