|High School:||Tucker HS|
2015 — Recorded first career interception in the season opener against Eastern Washington, taking it back 17 yards ... Also added a career-high five tackles, including three solo ... Made four solo tackles, including a tackle for loss, and forced a fumble against Georgia State ... Totaled two tackles against Utah.
2014 — One of the team’s top special teams standouts along with being a major contributor off the bench in the secondary stepped onto the field in 12 of 15 games during the season . . . Recorded 16 tackles on the year, with 11 of the stops occurring while covering kickoffs . . . Was credited with nine unassisted takedowns, including an 11-yard quarterback sack in his collegiate debut against South Dakota . . . Contributed four tackles – three of which were unassisted – in a road win at Utah in only 13 plays . . . Then logged in 20 snaps or more in each of his next four appearances, including a season-high 24 plays at Oregon State . . . Chipped in a pair of tackles on four additional occasions.
2013 — Lauded for his athletic versatility, he spent time as a linebacker and defensive back during his redshirt season in an effort to pinpoint where he could make the greatest contribution . . . He was a tremendous help on the scout teams and adds excitement for the future . . . Led all tacklers in the 2014 Spring Game with nine stops, including seven unassisted.
BEFORE OREGON — Few prospects possess the versatility as the three-star honoree (Rivals.com) who is listed among The Sporting News Top 125 . . . Excelled as a starter at safety and wide receiver as a sophomore before concentrating his efforts at quarterback and the defensive secondary his final two years, capping his prep career with 1,569 rushing yards (8.5 avg.) and 38 touchdowns . . . The dual-threat quarterback completed 40 of 80 passes for 703 yards and eight touchdowns in 2012 while carrying the football 103 times for 752 yards and 11 scores . . . Named first-team all-Dekalb Country and all-region as an offensive standout while leading the school to the state championship quarterfinals in 2012 . . . Completed the year with a 10-3 ledger and second place in the AAAAA Region 6 standings under head coach Bryan Lamar . . . Selected to quarterback teams in the East-West and Georgia-Florida All-Star games . . . Led the Tigers to a state championship victory and an unblemished 15-0 record as a quarterback his junior year . . . Passed for 558 yards on 28 attempts and seven touchdowns in addition to rushing for 617 yards and 11 TDs on 82 carries in 2011 … Also recorded 13 tackles and three interceptions as a junior and was named to the Rising Senior Bowl that same year.
PERSONAL — Major: Journalism.
WILLIAMS' CAREER BESTS
Interceptions: 1, Eastern Washington, 09/05/15
Long Interception return: 17, Eastern Washington, 09/05/15
Tackles: 8, at Washington, 10/17/15 (6-2)
Sacks: 1.0, South Dakota, 8/30/14 (1-0)
Tackle for loss: 1.0, Georgia State, 09/19/15; South Dakota, 8/30/14
Forced fumbles: 1, Georgia State, 09/19/15
Fumbles recovered: 1, Georgia State, 9/19/15
Break ups: 1, Washington State, 10/10/15