Hall of Fame - Inductee Detail

Chris Bisaillon

Chris Bisaillon

Details

  • Position: Wide Receiver
  • School: Illinois Wesleyan
  • High School: Herscher HS (Hersher, IL)
  • Years: 1989-1992
  • Inducted: 2012
  • Place of Birth: Kankakee, Il
  • Date of Birth: Nov 20, 1971
  • Jersey Number: 99
  • Height: 6-1
  • Weight: 170

Member Biography

One of the greatest wide receivers in NCAA Division III history, Illinois Wesleyan's Chris Bisaillon becomes the second IWU player to be named to the College Football Hall of Fame. The two-time All-America honoree left the school as the most accomplished wide receiver in Division III history as he set the all-time NCAA record with 55 touchdown catches topped the record set by Jerry Rice of Mississippi Valley State. Bisaillon tied the Division III record by recording 36 consecutive games with a reception. Chris set 11 school records and three conference records while earning College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin �Offensive Player of the Year� honors his junior year. Bisaillon's best game came against Carroll (WI) his freshman year, setting school records with 15 catches for 287 yards and five touchdowns. For his career, he tallied 230 catches, 3,125 receiving yards, 324 points scored, 1,067 kick return yards and 981 punt return yards. The Titans had a 29-8-1 overall record while he was on the roster, including a 10-1 season in 1992 in which the Titans recorded the first playoff win in school history. A GTE First Team Academic All-America in 1991 and a GTE Second Team Academic All-America a year later, Bisaillon was named the Champion USA Division III Football Senior Student-Athlete of the Year in 1992.