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2010: 13 games, 24 catches, 317 yards, 4 TDs, 13.2 YPC
2011: 13 games, 72 catches, 1,279 yards, 12 TDs, 17.8 YPC
2012: 13 games, 114 catches, 1,622 yards, 25 TDs, 14.2 YPC
Bailey did not record any statistics as a true freshman in 2009, as he was redshirted.
In 2010, as a redshirt freshman, Bailey worked his way into the Mountaineers offense, recording 24 catches for 317 yards and four touchdowns. In a 23-7 loss to North Carolina State in the Champs Sports Bowl, Bailey contributed four grabs for 61 yards and a touchdown in one of his most productive games of the season.
As a redshirt sophomore in 2011, Bailey broke out as one of West Virginia’s biggest stars. Bailey ripped off seven 100-yard performances in an eight-game stretch. He concluded the season with 72 catches, 1,279 receiving yards and 12 touchdowns. He also caught five balls in a blowout win over Clemson in the Discover Orange Bowl, taking one for a touchdown.
During his redshirt junior season in 2012, Bailey exploded for 114 receptions, 1,622 yards and 25 touchdowns. Bailey recorded double-digit catches in five games, eclipsing 200 yards receiving in back-to-back games against Oklahoma State and Oklahoma. Remarkably, he also broke 300 yards, while also scoring five touchdowns, in an early-season shootout with Baylor.
Bailey closed out his collegiate career with an eight-catch, 121-yard performance against Syracuse in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl. Bailey scored twice, but the Mountaineers fell, 38-14.