Wiley

2005 All Star West

 

Otis Wiley II

Defensive Back

6’2" 185 lbs.

High School Coach: Jerry Parker

High School: Carman Ainsworth, A

College: Michigan State University

 

Otis was a three-year varsity player at free safety and wide receiver. Otis’ participation in football began very early in life. Otis said, "Football and its demands have challenged my growth as a man and has ultimately prepared me for the discipline that life requires."

 

Otis has turned out to be an exceptional singer as well as an actor. He was selected for the lead role in Carman Ainsworth’s theatre production of "Footloose." Otis was also a two-year member of the Carman Ainsworth Chorale. He was also the director and participant in the young men’s praise dance teams (Men of Valor and Fresh Fire) for Foss Avenue Baptist Church. He is a regular attendee at Sunday School and a member of United Voices of Praise (the youth choir). He is also a member of the Genesee County Fraternity Group Alpha Esquires.

 

Otis said, "I give all the praise to God for blessing me abundantly." He also, "thanked God for blessing me with loving, hardworking and devoted parents that have supported me in all of my many endeavors. To my extended family, I will forever remember the constant love and support." He gave special thanks to the Cavalier fans and coaches for all of their support and encouraging words and to his teammates for unforgettable seasons.

 

Awards

All Big Nine Conference Honorable Mention, 2002

All Big Nine Academic Honors, 2002, 2003 & 2004

All Big Nine Conference 1st Team Defensive Back, 2003 and 2004

All Area 1st Team, Flint Journal, 2004

Sojourner Truth Award, 2004

All State Honorable Mention, 2003

All State 1st Team, A.P., 2004
Dream Team,
Detroit Free Press, 2004

Blue Chip #12th, Detroit News, 2004
 35th in the Nation Free Safety, 2004

Athlete of the Year Nominee, Detroit Athletic Club, 2004



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