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6-3 / 245
- Ted Hendricks Award Candidate
A strong pass rusher that made an immediate impact last season... Expected to battle for starting duties after playing in every game last season... A Preseason All-Big 12 selection by Lindy's and Athlon.
2011: Named a Second Team All-Big 12 performer by Rivals.com and was an honorable mention selection by the Associated Press... Recorded 28 tackles, including 10 for loss and seven sacks to go along with a forced fumble and a recovery... Tied for sixth in the Big 12 in sacks, while his total was the most by a Wildcat in three years... Began his career against Eastern Kentucky by making three tackles, including two TFLs and one sack... Also carded an 11-yard sack as part of a four-tackle game against Kent State... Registered a nine-yard sack against No. 15 Baylor... Carded two tackles, including a sack in which he forced and recovered a fumble at Texas Tech... Tied his career high with four tackles, including two TFLs and two sacks, at Kansas... Also recorded four tackles at Texas and three against Iowa State with his seventh sack of the season.
COMMUNITY COLLEGE: Rated as a three-star defensive lineman by Rivals.com... Selected to the All-Conference/All-Region Second Team in 2009... Named to PrepStar magazine's All-Midlands Region team... Played in 12 games in 2010, recording 44 tackles (18 solo, 26 assisted) as well as 17.0 tackles for a loss of 105 yards... Also had eight sacks... Had one pass breakup, one pass deflection and hit the quarterback 20 times... Forced three fumbles, recovered two, one of which went 21 yards for a touchdown.
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered three years for the Worth County Rams at defensive end and tight end, advancing to the Georgia state playoffs his sophomore and junior seasons... Collected 70 tackles to go along with 14 sacks as a junior, while he tallied 83 tackles and a school-record 23 sacks as a senior... Was a Super 6 selection by the Albany Herald... Also earned all-region honors as a sophomore, junior and senior... Selected to play in the Georgia High School All Star Game.
PERSONAL: Born June 3, 1991... Son of Geneva Williams... A social sciences major.