An athletic, rangy five-year player ... played all three wide receiver spots in his career ... suffered through an injury-plagued 2008 ... a 2007 freshman All-ACC choice ... spent his true freshman season as a defensive back ... played in 38 career games with 12 starts, all at wide receiver ... also a key special teams performer.
As a Senior (2010): Played in all 13 games at wide receiver and on special teams ... started three times at WR ... had 12 special teams tackles which was tied for second on the team with Darin Drakeford ... earned the special teams captain award at the end-of-year banquet ... had two blocked punts, one against Morgan State (9/11) and one against Wake Forest (10/30) ... started at F receiver vs. WVU (9/18) .. caught one pass for 10 yards ... collected his second career TD reception, a 9-yarder from Danny O'Brien, in the win over FIU (9/25) ... started at wide receiver vs. Clemson (10/16) ... caught a 24-yard touchdown pass against Wake Forest (10/30), blocked a punt and recorded a career-high three tackles on special teams ... made what turned out to be the play of the Virginia game (11/13), an acrobatic 26-yard reception off a tipped pass on third-and-14 which kept the eventual game-winning drive alive ... had a season-best 29-yard catch that set up a touchdown against NC State (11/27) ... also recorded a tackle on special teams and forced a fumble vs. the Wolfpack.
As a Junior (2009): Played in all 12 games at wide receiver, including one start ... caught one pass for 7 yards vs. James Madison (9/12) ... hauled in 24-yard touchdown pass vs. Rutgers (9/26), the first of his career ... made one catch for 10 yards vs. Clemson (10/3) ... earned his first start of the season vs. Wake Forest (10/10) ... matched a career-high with three receptions for 19 yards vs. Virginia (10/17) ... attempted his first career pass in the NC State game (11/7) ... had two catches for 29 yards vs. Florida State (11/21) ... sat out the spring while recovering from off-season foot surgery.
As a Sophomore (2008): Played in just three games as a reserve wide receiver due to a foot injury ... saw action vs. Delaware (8/30), MTSU (9/6) and Wake Forest (10/18) ... had two receptions for 19 yards vs. the Blue Hens.
As a Redshirt Freshman (2007): Named to The Sporting News ACC All-Freshman Team ... played in the first 10 games at wide receiver before missing the final three with a knee injury ... made seven starts ... split time with Isaiah Williams at Z receiver ... fourth on the team with 217 receiving yards ... moved from defensive back to wideout prior to spring workouts ... recorded a career-high three catches for 40 yards vs, Villanova (9/1), the first action of his collegiate career ... earned first career start vs. FIU (9/8) and had one catch ... started vs. Wake Forest (9/22) and had one catch for 16 yards ... recorded two catches for a career-high 66 yards vs. No. 10 Rutgers, including a spectacular diving grab for 27 yards, which set up Keon Lattimore's fourth-quarter TD ... also had a career-long 39-yard catch which helped set up a first half TD ... started vs. Virginia (10/20) and had two catches for 19 yards ... had a career-high tying three catches for 36 yards vs. Clemson (10/27) ... did not play vs. FSU (11/17) due to a knee injury suffered in practice leading up to the game ... also missed the NC State game (11/24) and the Emerald Bowl vs. Oregon State (12/28).
As a Freshman (2006): Served a redshirt season as a reserve defensive back.
At Baltimore Polytechnic Institute: A three-year letterwinner and two-year starter who played quarterback and safety ... as a senior, rushed 67 times for 804 yards and six touchdowns ... passed for over 630 yards and seven TDs ... posted 37 tackles and 10 interceptions his senior year ... had an amazing 20 interceptions his last two seasons ... posted three interceptions in a game twice in his career ... returned two punts and one kickoff for a touchdown his senior year ... first team all-city as a defensive back by the Baltimore Sun ... honorable mention all-state (small school) ... also second team all-city by the Sun as a junior ... has a reported a 40-inch vertical jump ... lettered four years in basketball (shooting guard), averaging over 20 points per game ... also recruited by Virginia, Virginia Tech and James Madison ... coached by Anthony Knox.
Personal: Parents are Daphne Boone and Lasalle Williams ... majoring in American studies.
|Williams' Career Statistics|
Career HighsReceptions - 3 (three times: vs. Virginia, 10/17/09; vs. Clemson, 10/27/07; vs. Villanova, 9/1/07)
Receiving Yards - 66 (vs. Rutgers, 9/29/07)
Long Reception - 39 yards (vs. Rutgers, 9/29/07)
Receiving TDs - 1 (three times: vs. Wake Forest, 10/30/10; vs. FIU, 9/25/10; vs. Rutgers, 9/26/09)
Tackles - 3 (vs, Wake Forest, 10/30/10)