2012 – Senior Season
Earned honorable mention All-ACC accolades for his play in 2012 • Missed the final four games of the season following shoulder surgery • Played 43 snaps at Duke before the injury, tallying eight knockdowns • Graded out at 87 percent with nine knockdowns in the win at Miami • Had a season-best 23 knockdowns and helped pave the way for 339 rushing yards in the win over Virginia Tech • Had four knockdowns in just 16 snaps against Idaho • Played 62 snaps with four knockdowns against East Carolina • Played all 64 snaps at Louisville and finished with 9 1/2 knockdown blocks • Had a team-high 14 knockdowns in 82 plays at Wake Forest • Saw action on 39 snaps with six knockdowns in the season opener against Elon.
2011 – Junior Season
Appeared in all 13 games and graded out at 81 percent for the season on 667 total snaps • Finished with 30 regular-season knockdowns, third-best on the team • Helped pave the way for Giovani Bernard to gain 1,253 rushing yards, the first time a Tar Heel back has rushed for over 1,000 yards since 1997 • Played 56 snaps against Duke, grading out at 82 percent • Played 54 snaps and graded out at 78 percent at NC State • Graded out at 83 percent and had four knockdowns at Clemson • Saw action on 55 snaps and graded out at 85 percent with three knockdowns • Graded out at a team-best 92 percent on 44 snaps against Louisville • Had four knockdowns and graded out at 84 percent against East Carolina • Graded out at 83 percent on 46 snaps at Georgia Tech • Had five knockdowns in just 39 snaps against Virginia • Played 38 snaps against James Madison and graded out at 83 percent with four knockdowns.
2010 – Sophomore Season
Appeared in 10 games, seeing action on 108 snaps • Saw action on 19 snaps in the Music City Bowl victory over Tennessee • Played 24 snaps against Virginia • Graded out at 75 percent on nine snaps with a knock-down against East Carolina • Had a knock-down at Rutgers • Graded out at 75 percent against Georgia Tech • Played 22 snaps against LSU and graded out at a team-high 80 percent.
2009 – Freshman Season
True freshman who was on the field for 78 snaps • Played in six games, including the Meineke Car Care Bowl vs. Pitt • Also played against Duke, Virginia, Georgia Southern, Florida State and The Citadel • Logged an 80-percent grade on 19 plays against Duke • Posted a 78-percent grade and one knock-down block against Georgia Southern.
SuperPrep All-America who is rated the No. 8 offensive lineman in the country • Member of the Rivals 250 • Rated the No. 7 offensive guard in the country by Rivals.com • Considered the No. 15 offensive lineman in the country by Scout.com • Ranked the No. 2 player in Massachusetts • ESPN.com’s No. 35 offensive tackle in the nation • Earned all-conference honors as a junior and senior • Named all-scholastic by the Boston Globe and Boston Herald • Member of the “Super 26” team in 2008 as voted by the Massachusetts State Coaches Association • Four-year varsity player • Team captain as a senior • Coached by Alex Campia • Member of PrepStar’s High School All-America Team.
His Father, Brent, played in the NFL from 1986-1993 with the New England Patriots, Seattle Seahawks and New York Jets • Son of Jacquelyn and Brent Williams • Born Feb. 5, 1991 • Would choose to play for the New England Patriots if he could pick any team in the NFL • Favorite possession is his bass guitar • New Year’s resolution was to earn more playing time • Would like to guest star on “WWE Monday Night Raw” • People say he looks like video game character Eddie Gordo • Communications major.