16 Anthony Williams
Anthony  Williams

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Philadelphia, Pa.

High School:
Upper Dublin

Last College:
Pierce JC

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 245

Position:
LB

Experience:
2L


2016 (SR): Played in all 12 games, making six starts… Finished the season leading the team in tackles with 96 (48-solo, 48-assist)… Added 6.5 tackles for loss and 2.0 sacks to rank tied for second and third on the team, respectively… Also ranked tied for second on the team with three quarterback hurries, to go along with one pass breakup… Ranked tied for 14th in the Mountain West with 8.0 tackles per game… Had five double-digit tackle outings during the season to lead the team, including back-to-back 13-tackle performances against Wyoming (11/5) and New Mexico (11/12)… Added 11 stops at Nevada (11/19) and 12 stops at BYU (11/26) to finish the season with four-straight double-digit tackle games… Had 11 tackles against Air Force (9/24), which including his first-career sack… Also had his first-career forced fumble and a career-high two quarterback hurries against the Falcons… Other sack during the season was against BYU… Had a career-high 1.0 tackles for loss in six games during the season.

2015 (RS): Redshirted during the season.

2014 (JR): Played in 13 games and made his first career start against San José State (11/21)... Finished the year with 10 tackles (4-solo, 6-assist), which included 0.5 tackles for loss... Also had one forced fumble during the season... Had a season-high four tackles, including 0.5 tackles for loss, against the Spartans... Had three tackles at Hawai’i (11/1)... His forced fumble was against New Mexico (11/15) and he also had a tackle against the Lobos.

JUNIOR COLLEGE: Recorded 17 tackles (15-solo, 2-assist) as a sophomore at L.A. Pierce Junior College in Los Angeles, Calif... Also had one sack and 4.0 tackles for loss during the year, to go along with two pass breakups and one blocked kick... Had a season-high six tackles, which included one sack and 2.0 tackles for loss, against Santa Barbara JC... Helped LA Pierce JC to a 9-2 record and a second-place finish in the American Pacific Conference of the Southern California Football Association (SFCA) with a 6-1 record... Spent his freshman season at Lackawanna College in Scranton, Pa... Played running back and carried the ball three times for 17 yards.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned second-team all-Suburban One American Conference honors at running back as a prep senior at Upper Dublin High School in Fort Washington, Pa., as he rushed for 602 yards and 11 touchdowns on 133 carries… Was named his team’s Offensive MVP and the RedZone Player of the Year as a prep senior... Rushed for 875 yards and 13 touchdowns on 150 carries (5.8 ypc/87.5 ypg) as he earned third-team all-conference honors... Had a season-long run of 84 yards… Defensively, he recorded 150 total tackles and three interceptions for his career... Had 74 tackles as a senior (8.2 tpg)... Helped Upper Dublin HS to three-straight conference championships.  

PERSONAL: Son of Anthony Williams and Nadine Jackson... Has five brothers and four sisters... Graduated from Utah State in the fall of 2016 with an interdisciplinary studies degree emphasizing in sociology and environmental studies.

DEFENSE G/GS UA-AT-TT TFL Sack INT PBU FF FR
2014 (Jr.) 13/1 4-6-10 0.5-1 0.0-0 0-0 0 0 0
2016 (Sr.) 12/6 48-48-96 6.5-10 2.0-5 0-0 1 1 0
TOTAL 25/7 52-54-106 7.0-11 2.0-5 0-0 1 1 0
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