Has primarily seen time as a back-up wide receiver... solid possession receiver.
2007 (JUNIOR): Played in 10 games as a back-up wideout ... caught his only pass of the season for 16 yards in the fourth quarter of the win over Arkansas.
2006 (SOPHOMORE): Started in his first career game against Ole Miss and took over for Keith Brown at wide receiver after Brown's injury, starting in five of the final six games ... played in all 13 games, finishing with 18 catches for 223 yards ... caught one pass in each of the last seven games ... had four catches against Tennessee, a season high, for 28 yards ... equaled that mark with four receptions against LSU for a career-high 51 yards ... caught three passes for 33 yards, including a 21-yarder against Oklahoma State in the PetroSun Independence Bowl ... had a career-long 35-yard reception against Auburn ... hauled in two catches for 25 yards in his first collegiate game against Hawai'i ... also had catches against Louisiana Monroe and Mississippi State.
2005 (FRESHMAN): Played in four games but did not record a reception.
2004 (REDSHIRT): Redshirted initial season of eligibility.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Highly regarded defensive back who made the switch to wide receiver before his senior season at Nease High School ... totaled nine receptions for 250 yards and four touchdowns in his first two games on offense ... broke the North Florida regular-season receiving record with 1,283 yards on 67 catches and 14 touchdowns as a senior ... a first-team All-State selection by the Florida Sports Writers Association ... was also an Elite All-State team member and a nominee for the Florida Mr. Football award ... Class 3A Regional Player of the Year ... Florida Times Union Super-24 Team member and was listed among the paper's top 75 players in the state ... was among the top 100 seniors in Florida according to the Orlando Sentinel ... played in the CaliFlorida Bowl All-Star game in Los Angeles, the Louisiana vs. Florida All-Star game in Orlando and the Florida Shrine Bowl in Jacksonville ... also ran track and was a state finalist in the 110-meter high hurdles and the 300-meter hurdle events ... National Honor Society member ... full name is William Joseph Oakley ... born Sept. 2, 1985.
Will Oakley: Career Statistics Receiving Year G-S No. Yards Avg. TD LP 2005 4-0 0 0 0.0 0 0 2006 13-5 18 223 12.4 0 35 2007 10-0 1 16 16.0 0 16 TOTAL 27-5 19 239 12.6 0 35 **Had one tackle in 2006.