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      Owen Williams
Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Macon, Ga.

High School:
Westside

Last College:
Butler C.C. (Kan.)

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 288

Position:
DL

Experience:
JC

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2014 - R-JUNIOR
  • 2014 GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
  • Games/Starts: 7/0
  • Backup nose tackle to Danny O'Brien in first season with Vols after transferring in from Butler C.C. in Kansas
  • Played in seven games in 2014, making 16 tackles with two sacks for 12 yards
  • Made four tackles vs. #4 Alabama (10/25)
  • Sat out game vs. Chattanooga (10/11) after undergoing right thumb surgery on Oct. 6, returned in limited action at #3 Ole Miss (10/18)
  • Made three tackles both at #12/13 Georgia (9/27) and at #4/3 Oklahoma (9/13)
  • Breakout games with five tackles including two sacks for 12 yards vs. Arkansas State (9/6)
  • One of 32 to make Tennessee debut vs. Utah State (8/31)
AT BUTLER C.C. (KAN.)
  • Two-year starter at Butler Community College in El Dorado, Kansas for coach Troy Morrell

  • Rated three-star by 247Sports (No. 17 defensive tackle, No. 18 prospect in Kansas)

  • Rated three-star by ESPN (No. 40 overall prospect, No. 12 defensive tackle)

  • Rated three-star by Rivals
  • Rated two-star by Scout
  • Second Team NJCAA All-American in 2013
  • Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Defensive Player of the Year
  • 2013 KJCCC First Team All-Conference
  • Helped Grizzlies to 2013 Graphic Edge Bowl, making nine tackles in the game

  • Led conference in sacks with 7.0 for 50 yards, as part of team-best 15.5 TFLs in 2013

  • Piled up 48 tackles and forced a fumble in 2013

  • Helped Grizzlies to 2012 KJCCC regular-season and playoff championships

  • Racked up 49 tackles, 12.5 tackles for loss and 3.5 sacks in 2012

  • Also forced two fumbles and recovered one in 2012

HIGH SCHOOL
  • Lettered at Westside High School in Macon Ga., for coach Sheddrick Risper

  • All-State by the Georgia Sports Writers Associated in Class AAAA as a junior totaling 86 tackles and 15 sacks

  • First Team All-Region 2-AAA, First Team All-Bibb County and Second Team All-Middle as a senior

  • Georgia Macon Touchdown Club Lineman of the Week for Oct. 8, 2010 after posting 15 tackles and three sacks in a win

  • Played in GACA North-South All-Star Football Classic

  • Seminoles compiled a 31-6 record in his three varsity seasons

  • Originally signed with Georgia Southern in 2011

PERSONAL
  • Full Name: Owen Vidal Williams III
  • Born: September 29, 1991
  • Son of Shawn and Owen Williams Jr. and Demetrice and Curtis Mathews
  • Majoring in Agricultural Leadership
  • Recipient of the Dr. John Range Athletic Scholarship
CAREER HIGHS
  • Tackles - 5 vs. Arkansas State, 9/6/14
  • Sacks - 2 vs. Arkansas State, 9/6/14
  • Tackles For Loss - 2 vs. Arkansas State, 9/6/14
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