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Chris  Platt

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Willis, Texas

High School:
Willis HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 170

Position:
WR

Experience:
1L

09/04/2015

Baylor Football vs SMU - 09/04/2015

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03/20/2015

Baylor Football - Friday Night Lights Spring Showcase

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Third-year sophomore receiver and returner... Listed as potential starter at inside position on post-spring depth chart... Named 2016 preseason All-Big 12 kick returner by Phil Steele... Speedy wideout and former dual-sport athlete previoulsy competed for Baylor track and field squad... Clocked at 4.48 in 40-yard dash... Measured at 40.8 in vertical jump and 10-feet, 4.5 inches in broad jump... Clocked at 6.81 in three-cone drill... Former national top 300 recruit... Ran on Baylor's 4x400-meter relay team at 2015 NCAA Championships.

2015 (Redshirt Freshman): Played all 13 games, started once, as receiver and primary kick returner as redshirt freshman... 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, no catches, had 18-yard kick return.

2014 (True 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... Full name is Christopher Michael Platt, Jr.... Born Jan. 26, 1996, in Crockett, Texas... Majoring in health, kinesiology and leisure studies.

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