2016 (FRESHMAN): Redshirted during initial year with the program.
HIGH SCHOOL: A four-star recruit by ESPN, 247Sports and Rivals … Earned three stars from Scout … Ranked a top 150 player in the class at No. 143 by ESPN with a grade of 82 … A top 40 overall defensive tackle with a best of No. 13 by Rivals … Listed as the No. 9 player in the state of Louisiana by ESPN and Rivals and the No. 32 player in the state by 247Sports … A consensus top 50 defensive tackle with a best of No. 13 by Rivals … Amassed 244 tackles, including 37 for loss, 25.5 sacks, two fumble recoveries and one forced fumble in three seasons at Archbishop Rummel … Earned all-state honors as a senior, junior and sophomore … Finished senior season with 91 total tackles, including seven for loss, nine sacks and seven quarterback hurries and helped his team to the LHSAA state championship … Also blocked one field goal … Named to The Advocate’s Super Dozen and the 2015 ALL-USA Louisiana Football first team … As a junior, tallied 77 tackles, 10 tackles for loss and 10 sacks … Helped his team to an 11-2 record and reach the LHSAA state semifinals … Named to The Times-Picayune Large Schools All-Metro team … Collected 76 tackles, including 20.5 for loss, and nine sacks en route to helping the Raiders capture the 2013 state championship … Chose Arkansas over Alabama, Arizona State, Louisville, LSU, Miami (FL), Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Penn State, Tennessee and Texas A&M.
PERSONAL: Born on Oct. 11, 1996 … Son of Sandra Williams … Criminal justice major.