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Impact contributor his first two seasons as a blocker on offense and member of several special-teams units, but sat out in 2017 due to injury … entered 2018 with two receptions for 21 yards in 252 snaps over 30 games (one start) in his career.

2018: Contributed at H-Back in four of the team’s first five contests, helping block for a unit that exceeded 200 rushing yards in every contest in which he’s played … caught first pass of the season at Wake Forest, gaining four yards.

2017: Redshirted.

2016: Tallied one reception in 150 snaps over 15 games (one start) … snagged first career reception against SC State, a 13-yard catch … logged 14 snaps against Georgia Tech … notched a tackle on kickoff coverage and played 12 snaps at Boston College … played 17 snaps offensively in win over Syracuse … plays 10 snaps at Wake Forest … played 14 snaps versus South Carolina … had eight-yard reception in the Fiesta Bowl win over Ohio State.

2015: Logged five tackles on special teams and appeared in all 15 games … had 96 snaps to his credit, and appeared on offense in 14 of the 15 games … major reason the Tiger rushing attack averaged over 200 yards per game … saw 14 snaps in his first career game against Wofford, while also playing special teams … notched first career tackle in the Appalachian State contest … posted special teams tackle against Notre Dame … notched two special teams tackles in win over Georgia Tech … played 11 snaps offensively at Miami … notched a tackle on kickoff coverage against Oklahoma … had key block on Wayne Gallman’s touchdown run in the National Championship Game against Alabama.

Before Clemson: No. 111 player in the nation and No. 18 player in Florida by Rivals … No. 117 player in the nation by ESPN … No. 186 player in the nation and No. 4 tight end by 247Sports.com … coached by Leroy Kinard … recruited by Danny Pearman and Jeff Scott.

Personal: His father, Dayne Williams, played for Florida State against Clemson in the famous 1988 “Puntrooskie Game;” Dayne took the snap from center on the play, put the ball between the legs of the upback, Leroy Butler, who then raced down the sideline … majoring in economics … born Jan. 26, 1996.


*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide

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