|6 Jayson Williams
2008 (Red-shirt Junior): Played in seven games with three starts before suffering a season-ending knee injury at Furman ... Rushed 40 times for 146 yards and one touchdown prior to his injury ... Started the first two games of the season in the backfield, tallying a career-best 91 yards and his first career touchdown in the season opener against Shorter College ... Broke open a career-long 24-yard romp to find the endzone against Shorter ... Caught a career-high two passes for 22 yards against nationally-ranked Liberty ... Sat out the annual spring drills as he continued his rehabilitation.
Prior to Western: Took a redshirt as a scholarship athlete his freshman season in 2005 at Central Florida as a running back before spending the next two seasons with limited action as a reserve defensive back and on special teams ... Appeared in 16 games for the Golden Knights with four tackles to his collegiate credit.
High School: Was a first-team, all-state selection as a senior at Salem HS in Conyers, Ga. ... Coached by Frank Caputo ... Rushed for 1,200 yards and totaled 300 yards receiving as a senior ... Earned all-area and county player of the year ... RedZone Player of the Year ... Team captain his senior season ... All-state honorable mention and all-area first team as a junior ... Totaled 114 attempts for 860 yards and eight touchdowns his junior season ... Versatile athlete who also lettered three years in basketball and four years in track.
Personal: Is the son of Stan and Barbara Williams ... a business major.