Saw action in eight games, primarily on special teams and as a backup linebacker … Made five tackles (three solo) on the year … Made one solo tackle at Harvard (Nov. 5) … Made a tackle at Wagner (Oct. 1) … Made a career-high three tackles (two solo) vs. Princeton (Oct. 1) … Saw first career action in season opener vs. Saint Francis U (Sept. 17).
A 2016 graduate of Hewitt-Trussville High School in Trussville, Ala., where he played three years of varsity football for head coach Josh Floyd … All-Birmingham Metro honors as a senior linebacker … Concluded his career with 250 career tackles, eight sacks and four forced fumbles … Concluded his senior year with 90 tackles, two sacks, 13 tackles for loss and a forced fumble as a linebacker … Led Huskies to a state playoff berth as a senior … Led the Huskies and ranked No. 3 in Class 7A in tackles with 123 with 16 sacks as a junior … Two-year starter … Totaled 36 tackles as a sophomore … Ranked as a three-star recruit, the state of Alabama's No. 65 recruit by 247sports … Ranked a two-star recruit by Rivals … Ranked the nation's No. 142 recruit by CollegeSportsMadness.com … Member of the National Honor Society … Member of the Spanish Honor Society … Member of the Student Government Association … Participated in the Young Business Leaders of Alabama … Involved with Science Olympiad … HT Ambassador.
Born Jalen Terrell Williams on April 20, 1998 … Son of Anthony and Errica Williams … Has a brother Gavin and sister Sydni … Committed to Columbia on November 3, 2015 … After committing to Columbia said “I loved it, it was just something about the change they have going on there. I can really see it taking effect and I want to be a part of it. I also love the coaches, facilities and I love New York.” … Chose Columbia over Army West Point, Davidson, Navy, Tennessee-Martin, Yale and Clemson … Enrolled at Columbia College.