RANKINGS: Ranked as the No. 35 defensive tackle in the country and the No. 16 player in his state by 247Sports … Listed as the No. 49 defensive tackle in the country and the No. 15 prospect in Virginia by Rivals … Rated the No. 11 prospect in Virginia by The Roanoke Times… Ranked as the No. 12 player in the state of Virginia by SuperPrep … Listed as the No. 82 defensive tackle in the country by Scout … Ranked as the No. 100 defensive end in the country, the No. 110 player in his region and the No. 22 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation.

THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on July 10, 2011 … A member of the PrepStar All-Atlantic Region squad … A first-team Virginia Independent School Division I all-state selection as a defensive lineman following both his junior and senior seasons … Also a first-team All VIS Division I choice as a tight end his senior year … A first-team All-Met selection at tight end by The Richmond Times-Dispatch as a senior … Was used as an H-back, fullback and tight end in the running game … Had 13 receptions for 169 yards and two scores … On defense, had 57 tackles (34 solo), including 20.5 for loss and eight sacks … Recorded 17.5 tackles for a loss and 6.5 sacks as a junior … Also caught 15 passes for 236 yards from his tight end position as a junior … Player host was Justin Taylor … Recruited by Shane Beamer.

PERSONAL: Born 12/20/93 in Richmond, VA … Son of Lamar and Charlene Williams … Has two younger brothers … Contemplated major is engineering or management.