CHATTANOOGA: Two-time all-conference defensive end ... UTC career sack leader with 23.5 ... second in the nation for most sacks among active players in the FCS ... had six multi-sack games in his career ... played in 44 games with 42 consecutive starts.
2012 • SENIOR SEASON: Finished with 24 tackles and two sacks ... Sack and a forced fumble at Wofford ... first sack of the season came at Furman on Oct. 13 ... three tackles and three QBHs at USF ... season-high six tackles against ASU, including one TFL ... Sports Network Preseason All-American Third Team ... College Sporting News Preseason All-American Third Team ... preseason first team All-SoCon ... made the CFPA Defensive End Watch List.
2011 • JUNIOR SEASON: First Team All-SoCon ... led the SoCon with 9.5 sacks ... third-highest single season total in UTC history ... named SoCon Defensive Player of the Week after tying a career-high with seven tackles at Samford ... also tied a career-high with three sacks against the Bulldogs ... leads the SoCon and is No. 16 in the nation with 9.5 sacks ... two sacks and a hurry against Western Carolina ... six tackles at Georgia Southern ... set a new career sack record with a pair of sacks at Eastern Kentucky ... also had five tackles and a career-high three QBHs ... six tackles and 1.5 sacks against Jacksonville State ... made two tackles and had one QBH at Nebraska.
2010 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: No. 1 on the depth chart on the left end of the defensive line...has 12.0 career sacks and needs 3.0 more to break the school record ... took part in the H.O.P.E. mentoring program in the fall to help new UTC freshmen with their adjustments to college life...preseason 2nd Team All-SoCon selection...three tackles against Appalachian State ... career-high three sacks against EKU ... six solo stops vs. Georgia Southern is a career-high ... made five tackles at Wofford.
2009 • FRESHMAN SEASON: True freshman who started last nine games...earned Second Team All-Southern Conference by the league's media...named to the SoCon All-Freshman Team by the league coaches...second on the team with a UTC freshman record seven sacks...third in the SoCon and tied for 31st in the FCS in sacks...seven sacks is tied for No. 3 on UTC's single-season list...posted a season-high seven tackles against The Citadel...named to the Dean's List for the fall semester ... made the SoCon Honor Roll with a 3.0+ g.p.a. for the year.
HIGH SCHOOL: All-state defensive lineman from for Stephenson High School in Stone Mountain, Ga...named to the Georgia High School Class 5A First Team All-State as a defensive lineman following his senior year...four-year letterwinner and three-year starter for the Jaguars...three-time all-region and all-county selection...Stephenson had a 40-6 record in his four seasons, including a 9-1 mark as a senior...recorded 63 tackles and 13 sacks last season..team's defensive line MVP...three-time 'Hi-Five Player Spotlight'...also lettered in track & field in his sophomore and junior seasons...honor roll student throughout his high school career...also earned honors as the top biology student at Stephenson High School.
PERSONAL: Full name is Joshua Christopher Williams...born June 11, 1991...son of Sonia and Timothy Williams... Exercise Science major.
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