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Josh Williams
Josh Williams

#21 Josh Williams

Linebacker | Senior | 6-1 | 249 | Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. | Dillard HS / Dodge City CC (Kan.)

Career (2014-16)
Played in 30 games with four starts … Collected 46 tackles, 3.0 for loss, 1.0 sack, and both a forced fumble and fumble recovery.

Senior (2016)
Played in 12 games, mostly on special teams … Forced a fumble and made one tackle at Missouri (Nov. 25).

Junior (2015)
Started the first two games at middle linebacker and played in five games before suffering a season-ending injury at Tennessee (Oct. 3) … Second on the team in tackles through first two games with 14 of his 16 on the year … Also had 1.5 tackles for loss … vs. UTEP (Sept. 5): Finished second on the team with seven tackles, including one for loss, and recovered a fumble on punt return coverage in the fourth quarter … vs. Toledo (Sept. 12): Posted second straight game with seven tackles … One of six Razorbacks with back-to-back games with seven tackles in 2015.

Sophomore (2014)
Appeared in all 13 contests and started twice at middle linebacker … Posted 29 tackles, including 1.5 for loss and a sack … vs. Nicholls (Sept. 6): Registered three tackles, including a sack in the home-opening win … vs. No. 10 Georgia (Oct. 18): Started in place of an injured Brooks Ellis and recorded a career-high 14 tackles against the Bulldogs … vs. No. 8 Ole Miss (Nov. 22): Tallied three tackles in Arkansas’ shutout over the Rebels.

Freshman at Dodge City CC (2013)
Transferred to Arkansas for the 2014 season after playing his freshman year at Dodge City Community College … An honorable mention all-conference performer in 2013 for the Conquistadors … Led Dodge City with 85 tackles, including four tackles for loss and 0.5 sack, and recovered two fumbles … Coached by
Gary Thomas.

High School
His senior year at Dillard High School, he helped lead the Panthers to the 5A state playoffs while collecting 50 tackles, including 20 tackles for loss and six sacks, from his defensive end position … As a junior playing linebacker and defensive end, he collected 50 tackles, including three sacks … Coached by Lorenzo Davis.

Personal
Born on Oct. 4, 1993 … Grandson of Mildred Wilcher … Recreation and sport management major.

2015 Game-By-Game

 GP/GSUAAToTTFL-YDSSCK-YDSFFFR-YDSINT-YDSQBHBRUP
TOTAL5/2511161.5-10.0-000-00-000
UTEP1/13471.0-10.0-000-00-000
TOL1/11670.0-00.0-000-00-000
TxTECH1/00110.5-00.0-000-00-000
vs TAMU1/00000.0-00.0-000-00-000
at TEN1/01010.0-00.0-000-00-000
at ALA
AUB
UTM
at MISS
at LSU
MSU
MIZZ
vs K-STATE

2014 Game-By-Game

 GP/GSUAAToTTFL-YDSSCK-YDSFFFR-YDSINT-YDSQBHBRUP
TOTAL13/2920291.5-71.0-700-00-000
at AUB1/00000.0-00.0-000-00-000
NICH1/01231.0-71.0-700-00-000
at TxTECH1/00000.0-00.0-000-00-000
NIU1/01120.0-00.0-000-00-000
vs TAMU1/00000.0-00.0-000-00-000
ALA1/00110.0-00.0-000-00-000
UGA1/168140.5-00.0-000-00-000
UAB1/10330.0-00.0-000-00-000
at MSU1/00110.0-00.0-000-00-000
LSU1/00220.0-00.0-000-00-000
MISS1/01230.0-00.0-000-00-000
at MIZZ1/00000.0-00.0-000-00-000
vs TEX1/00000.0-00.0-000-00-000

Career Stats

 GSUAAToTTFL-YDSSCK-YDSFFFR-YDSINT-YDSQBHBRUP
TOTAL18/41431453.0-81.0-700-00-000
201413/2920291.5-71.0-700-00-000
20155/2511161.5-10.0-000-00-000