2017 (Redshirt Junior): Played in 11 of WCU's 12 games on the season, each coming as a defensive reserve and on special teams ... Finished the year with 21 total tackles including 10 solo stops and a tackle for loss coming on a sack ... Made his WCU debut in the season-opener at FBS-foe, Hawai'i (Sept. 2) ... Credited with his first tackle as a part of a two-stop game in the home-opener against Davidson (Sept. 9) ... Had a career-high four tackles including his lone sack of the season in the road win at Chattanooga (Sept. 30) ... Blocked a kick in the home victory over ETSU (Oct. 14).
2016-17: Participated in spring drills ... Made his presence be felt early in WCU's annual Spring Game, recording five tackles including four tackles for loss including a pair of sacks.
Prior to Western Carolina: Transferred to WCU from Georgia Military College in Milledgeville, Ga., where he played for Burt Williams ... Played in 19 games over two seasons including nine a season ago ... Recorded 21 career tackles including 13 solo stops with two tackles for loss and a sack ... Was also credited with a forced and recovered fumble along with three pass break-ups ... Achieved academic distinction by making the Dean's List at GMC; At Harris County HS: Was listed as a two-star athlete out of high school by Scout.com ... High school head coach was Dwight Jones ... Also played basketball as a prep.
Personal: Full name is Jacquez Devante Williams ... Is the son of