05/07/2014 - 2014 NFL Draft: 126 FBS programs, 126 possible UDFAs: BALL STATE: WR Willie Snead (5-11, 195, 4.62)...Keith Wenning's top target, Snead skipped his senior season after his productive junior year, ranking third in the FBS in receiving yards (1,516) in 2013, catching at least five games each game. - Dane Brugler, NFLDraftScout.com
01/07/2014 - Ball State receiver Willie Snead is giving up his final year of eligibility to enter the NFL draft. The junior made the announcement Tuesday. Last season, Snead had 106 receptions for 1,516 and 15 touchdowns - all single-season school records. He also was a first-team all-Mid-American Conference selection and was a semifinalist for the Biletnikoff Award. Coach Pete Lembo said the school is working with Snead on a plan to earn his degree. Snead finished his career ranked on the on the school's career list in receptions (223), yards receiving (2,991) and TD receptions (26) while setting the school record for 100-yard games (13). - AP Sports
12/14/2013 - 2013 ALL-MAC FIRST TEAM: Wide Receiver - Willie Snead, Ball State...Snead managed 97 catches for 1,429 yards with 14 receiving touchdowns on the season, while starting all 12 games. He ranks fourth in the nation in receiving yards, receiving yards per game (119.1) and receiving touchdowns while ranking eighth in the latest NCAA statistics in receptions per game with an 8.1 average. Snead broke the Ball State record for single-season receiving yards and his 2013 total ranks sixth on the all-time MAC charts. His 97 catches rank third in a single season in Ball State history, while his 14 TD catches set a new Ball State standard. Snead was named to the All-MAC First Team for a second straight season. - Ball State football
10/14/2013 - WEEK 7 MAC WEST DIVISION OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Ball State WR Willie Snead...Junior wide receiver Willie Snead (Belle Glade, Fla.) had 10 catches for 152 yards and two touchdowns in Ball State's 27-24 win over Kent State. Snead's game-winning touchdown catch with 1:29 to play in the game was a seven yard reception from quarterback Keith Wenning. He also had a 45-yard reception on the first play of the game-winning drive. Snead has now managed 100 or more yards receiving in four straight games. - MAC football
08/29/2013 - PLAYERS TO WATCH IN 2013: WR Willie Snead is coming off a strong sophomore season in 2012. He led the Cardinals with 89 catches and nine touchdown catches. - The Sports Xchange
07/20/2013 - 2013 BILETNIKOFF AWARD WATCH LIST: Willie Snead, Ball State, JR...Snead, who was also named to the Biletnikoff Award Watch List in 2012, has 117 career receptions for 1,475 career receiving yards, and both marks rank 12th in Ball State history. He played in all 13 games for the Cardinals in 2012 and tallied 89 catches for 1,148 yards - both marks ranked third in Ball State's single season history.
He tied for first in the nation last season with 58 plays from scrimmage of 10 yards or more. Snead ranked 18th in the country in 2012 with 6.85 receptions per game and 25th nationally with 88.31 receiving yards per contest. He has four games in his career of 100 or more yards receiving and his 11 career touchdown catches ranks in a tie for 10th in Ball State history. - Ball State football