CAREER HIGHS Receptions: 6, vs. Stephen F. Austin (2013)
Yards: 56, vs. Stephen F. Austin (2013)
Touchdowns: 1 3x, vs. Oklahoma (2014)*
Longest Reception: 40, vs. Baylor (2014)
All-Purpose Yards: 56, vs. Stephen F. Austin (2013)
* Indicates most recent high
2014 Academic All-Big 12 (1st Team)... played in 12 games (6 starts) with 20 receptions, 312 receiving yards, two touchdowns and averaged 15.6 yards/reception... second on the team in receiving yards/catch... recorded two catches for 47 yards - including a career-long 40-yard reception - against No. 5 Baylor (11/29) at AT&T Stadium... made one catch for 25 yards at Iowa State (11/22)... caught three passes for 52 yards and caught a 39-yard touchdown from QB Patrick Mahomes as time expired in game against No. 24 Oklahoma (11/15)... made two receptions, including first touchdown of the season, with a total of 20 receiving yards at No. 10 TCU (10/25)... collected two receptions for 23 yards (long 13) against Kansas (10/18)... made two receptions for 21 yards (long 16) against West Virginia (10/11)... caught two passes for 24 yards (long 19) at No. 22 Kansas State (10/4)... tallied two receptions - including a one-handed catch for 33 yards (ESPN SportsCenter #2 Top Plays) - for 50 yards in the game at No. 24 Oklahoma State (9/25)... also made first career start against the Cowboys on a Thursday night Big 12 opener on ESPN... made one catch for five yards against Arkansas (9/13)... recorded one catch for 34 yards at UTEP (9/6)... made one reception for 11 yards in season opener against Central Arkansas (8/30).
2013 Played in 11 games (0 starts) with nine receptions for 70 yards with one touchdown catch... averaged 7.8 yards/reception... made one reception for three yards against No. 4 Baylor (11/16) at AT&T Stadium in Arlington... made two receptions, including first career touchdown reception (4 yards) from fellow freshman Davis Webb in the fourth quarter at Kansas (10/5) to give Tech a 54-10 lead with 10:30 left in the game... made career debut making six receptions for 56 yards against Stephen F. Austin (9/7) in the home opener.
HIGH SCHOOL Whitehouse High School in Whitehouse, Texas... helped lead Whitehouse to a 10-2 overall record in 2012 with a trip to the Class 4A Division II Area Playoffs... marked only the third 10-win season in school history... hauled in 66 catches during senior year for 1,396 yards ... averaged 21 yards per catch and scored 15 touchdowns ... four-star prospect by Scout, three-star prospect by Rivals, ESPN and 24/7 Sports ... ranked No. 36 wide receiver in class of 2013 by Scout ... member of the Rivals Texas Postseason Top-100 and Lone Star Recruiting's Top-100 ... ranked No. 87 on ESPN Top-100 Midlands ... First Team All-State by the Texas AP Sports Editors ... Second Team All-State by OldCoach.com ... unanimous First Team All-District 14-4A selection ... big and physical receiver that will play the "Y" position at Texas Tech ... as a junior, caught 86 passes for 1,402 yards with 21 receiving touchdowns while averaging 16.3 yards per catch... CHOSE TEXAS TECH OVER: Arkansas, West Virginia, Washington State, Minnesota, Louisiana Tech, Ole Miss and Mississippi State... High School Coach: Randy McFarlin.
PERSONAL Dylan Cantrell... born June 29, 1994... son of Kenny and Shelly Cantrell... an arts and science major at Texas Tech.