Football Home
Tennessee Sports
Buy Tickets Tenn Fund
ALERT
BUTCH JONES NAMED VOLS' NEW FOOTBALL COACH. CLICK HERE FOR FULL STORY »

ROSTER » SCHEDULE » COACHES » FACILITIES » STATS » NEWS » HISTORY

Untitled Document

Willie Gault
1982
Wide Receiver
Griffin, Ga.

Willie Gault was in a class of his own, and his performances spoke for themselves. The speedy receiver earned All-America honors his senior season after hauling in 50 receptions for 668 yards.

Gault, also a prolific hurdler and sprinter for Tennessee, finished his career with the Vols holding 12 school records in football and three in track and field.

Half of his football records were SEC records as well. He had more total yards in kickoff returns (1,854) than in receiving (1,482) and returned five kickoffs for touchdowns in his career. Gault averaged 16.4 yards each time he touched the football. He covered 2,513 total yards in returns.

CAREER RECEIVING STATISTICS
Class/Year No. Yards Avg. TD Long
Freshman 1979 3 95 31.6 1 69
Sophomore 1980 14 240 17.1 1 48
Junior 1981 22 479 21.7 4 80
Senior 1982 50 668 13.4 4 78
Totals 89 1,482 16.7 10 80

CAREER PUNT RETURN STATISTICS
Class/Year No. Yards Avg. TD Long
Freshman 1979 6 30 5.0 0
-
Sophomore 1980 21 103 4.9 0 -
Junior 1981 31 381 12.3 1 -
Senior 1982 20 145 7.3 0 -
Totals 78 659 8.5 1 -

CAREER KICKOFF RETURN STATISTICS
Class/Year No. Yards Avg. TD Long
Freshman 1979 3 37 12.3 0 -
Sophomore 1980 24 662 27.6 3 -
Junior 1981 28 606 21.6 0 -
Senior 1982 23 549 23.9 1 -
Totals 78 1,854 23.7 4 -

Back to All-America Page

Official Online Store

This week on sale:

    Tennessee Auction

    BID NOW! >>