Will Faris - Football - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#38 Will Faris Season 2023-24


Class Junior
Height 6'1"
Weight 160
Hometown Dallas, Texas
High School Lake Highlands

NIL on Opendorse

As a Junior (2023)
• College Sports Communicators Academic All-District
• Played in all 12 games
• Handled all 55 kickoffs for the Commodores, totaling 3,463 yards and 22 touchbacks

As a Sophomore (2022)
• Named to SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll
• Made collegiate debut at Hawai’i
• Connected on an extra point and handled one kickoff against the Rainbow Warriors

As a Freshman (2021)
• Did not see game action

The Faris File
• Lettered two years at Lake Highlands under coach Lonnie Jordan
• In 2020, named the District 7-6A Special Teams Player of the Year while earning first team academic all-state honors
• Two-time first team all-district, all-city and academic all-city selection
• As a junior, converted two-of-four field goals, with all attempts covering more than 42 yards, and drilled all 12 extra points
• During senior year, connected on five-of-seven field goals and all 63 extra points while helping the school to a 10-1 mark
• Member of the Country Western Partner Dance Team, the Lake Highlands High School Wildcat Wranglers
• One of six leaders of the Lake Highlands Fellowship of Christian Athletes Organization
• National Honor Society Member
• Member of the Lake Highlands Young Men’s Service League
• Son of Karen and Scott Faris
• Has two younger brothers, Owen and Austin
• Majoring in human and organizational development