2011 (Junior): Played in all 11 games with 10 starts at linebacker, starting the final nine-straight games of the season ... Paced the Catamounts with a career-high 115 tackles on the year, tallying double-digit tackles six times .. Had six-or-more tackles in each game ... Finished third in the Southern Conference in tackles, averaging 10.5 hits per game ... Had six tackles for loss including three quarterback sacks ... Was named WCU's defensive player of the game after posting a career-high 19 tackles including eight solo stops against Elon ... Intercepted his first career pass at Samford, returning the pick 11 yards before fumbling where teammate Brandon Vaught recovered for a touchdown ... Forced a fumble at nationally-ranked Appalachian State ... Credited with two pass break-ups ... Named to the 2011 Southern Conference Fall Academic All-Conference team ... Finished with nine tackles including 1.5 tackles for loss in WCU's annual Spring Game ... Named to WCU's Dean's List.
2010 (Sophomore): Started four of the 10 games in which he saw action ... Ranked third on the team with 66 total tackles including 34 solo stops and 6.5 tackles for loss ... Ranked eighth in the Southern Conference with a 7.3 tackle-per-game average ... Posted double-digit tackles in three games including a career-high 14 against Samford ... Tallied a career-best 12 unassisted tackles at Wofford ... Recorded one quarterback sack in the season opener at North Carolina State ... Named to the 2010 Southern Conference Fall Academic All-Conference team.
2009 (Freshman): Played in 11 games making three starts as a true freshman including his first just three games into his collegiate career ... Ranked inside the top 10 on the team in terms of tackles, finishing with 30 total hits including 17 solo stops ... Twice recorded a then career-high six tackles both in his college debut at SEC-foe, Vanderbilt, and again at Samford ... Recorded a then career-best four solo tackles including his lone tackle for loss against Furman.
Prior to Western: Played varsity football at Howell HS under head coach Aaron Metz for two seasons, amassing 108 career tackles including 67 solo stops and three sacks ... Also had one interception as a senior ... Set a team and Kensington Lakes Athletic Association (KLAA) record with 97 total tackles in his final season, tallying a career-best 17 in a playoff game against Hartland ... Named first team All-KLAA, All-County and Defensive MVP as a senior ... Also garnered Ann Arbor News All-Area second team plaudits.
Personal: Full name is Jordan "Rock" Williams ... Was born in Columbia, S.C. ... Is the son of Robert "Kent" and Karen Williams ... Has three siblings; Luke, Sierra and Sky ... His brother Luke plays tight end at Louisburg Junior College ... His father, Robert "Kent" Williams, was a defensive tackle at Furman where he finished with 108 total tackles in two seasons and was a part of four-straight SoCon Championship teams (1980-83).