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#45 Julius Williams

Redshirt Senior
Defensive End
6-2, 258
Decatur, Ga.
Towers

A fifth-year senior who projects as a starter at defensive end.

Career: Has yet to miss a game in his UConn career, playing in all 37 with 13 starts … Has made 51 tackles, including 12 tackles for loss, 8.5 of which were sacks … Credited with three pass breakups.

2007: Started all 13 games at defensive end and made 35 tackles on the year … Ranked third on the team with 12 TFLs and led the squad with 8.5 sacks …  Also forced three fumbles and broke up a pass …  Recorded four tackles at West Virginia (Nov. 24), splitting a TFL … Had four tackles in the win over USF (Oct. 27) … One of his four stops at Virginia (Oct. 13) was a shared sack … Had a sack and forced a fumble at Pittsburgh (Sept. 22) … Had 2.5 TFLs against Temple (Sept. 15), including 1.5 sacks, as part of a five-tackle day … Had a sack and forced a fumble at Duke (Sept. 1).

2006: Appeared in all 12 games and made nine stops … Recorded a single solo tackle against Army (Oct. 14) and did likewise at Indiana (Sept. 23) … Had three of his tackles against Navy (Sept. 30) … Made four stops in the season opener against Rhode Island (Aug. 31).

2005: Did not play due to injury.

2004: Saw action in all 12 games on special teams while making some brief appearances as a linebacker … Credited with seven tackles on the season, four of which came against Buffalo (Nov. 20) … Also recorded a single tackle in games against Temple (Oct. 23), Syracuse (Oct. 30) and Georgia Tech (Nov. 13).

High School: Named Defensive Player of the Month three times in DeKalb County and five times was Defensive Player of the Week in the state of Georgia at the 3A level … Made 309 career tackles in 30 games with 46 sacks … Team captain … Helped Towers to the first two state playoff berths in school history … Earned seven varsity letters in football, basketball and track … Volunteered at his local Boys & Girls Club where he was named Youth of the Year.

Personal Profile: Julius Earl Williams… Born on July 19, 1986… A sociology major.

CAREER STATISTICS

Year GP-GS UT AT TT SKS TFL INT PBU
2005 12-0 2 5 7 0-0 0-0 0 2
2006 12-0 2 7 9 0-0 0-0 0 0
2007 13-13 14 21 35 8.5-50 12-59 0 1
Totals 37-13 18 33 51 8.5-50 12-59 0 3

JULIUS WILLIAMS’ CAREER HIGHS
M
ost Tackles: 5, vs. Temple, 9/15/07
Most TFL:      2.5, vs. Temple, 9/15/07

Most Sacks:   1.5 vs. Temple, 9/15/07

 













 


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