|Punt Returns||Kick Returns|
Updated: February 1, 2013
2012: Played in all 13 games, making one start … Was in on 303 plays, including 220 special teams plays and 83 defensive snaps … Tallied seven tackles, including one for a loss, and three quarterback hurries … Saw time on special teams in the season-opening win over Georgia Tech … Made first career start against Austin Peay … Assisted on two tackles, while seeing time on special teams at Pittsburgh … Made two tackles and added a hurry against Bowling Green … Was in on 28 special teams plays against Cincinnati … Saw action on 20 special teams plays at North Carolina … Contributed on 13 special teams plays against Duke and 16 plays at Clemson … Was in on 16 special teams plays at Miami … Saw action on 17 special teams plays against Florida State … Was in on 19 special teams plays at Boston College … Made one tackle while in on 19 special teams plays against Virginia … Saw plenty of action on special teams against Rutgers in the Russell Athletic Bowl.
2011: Played in all 14 games, mostly on special teams ... Played 13 snaps on defense and 171 on special teams ... Had a tackle in first collegiate action against Appalachian State ... Assisted on a tackle while seeing action for 12 special teams plays at ECU ... Worked 11 special teams plays in the win over Arkansas State ... Saw action on 13 special teams plays at Marshall and five against Clemson ... Picked up a solo tackle on special teams in the win over Miami ... Worked 18 special teams snaps at Wake Forest ... Made an unassisted tackle on coverage against BC ... Had two tackles on coverage at Duke ... Returned a kickoff 14 yards at Georgia Tech ... Notched two solo tackles on special teams against UNC ... Registered two more tackles on special teams at Virginia ... Worked 15 snaps on coverage in the ACC Championship Game against Clemson.
2010: Was redshirted after being slowed by a hamstring injury during the preseason … Worked mainly at the backer spot but got a brief look at mike linebacker … Had the third best NFL shuttle (4.37) among the inside linebackers during off-season workouts … Spent six spring practices at backer, then moved to the mike spot … Had three tackles and a hurry in Tech’s third spring scrimmage … Intercepted a pass in scrimmage four.
2009: Came to Tech in January directly from high school … Was limited during winter workouts by a knee injury from his high school season … Was in on six tackles during the team’s first major scrimmage of the spring … Had a sack and a fumble recovery in another scrimmage … Posted four tackles, including two for losses, in the Maroon-White game.
High School: Named first-team all-state by The Associated Press and the VHSCA for the Group AA level … A first-team All-Met selection by The Washington Post … Posted 173 tackles as a senior for Coach Todd Hill at Loudoun County, including 24 for loss and 11 sacks … Also had 12 forced fumbles … Had 163 tackles on defense as a junior … Also had 36 catches for 481 yards … Finished his career with 27 straight double-digit tackling performances … A postseason SuperPrep All-American … Rated the No. 11 prospect in Virginia by The Roanoke Times … Listed as the No. 12 inside linebacker in the country and the No. 13 player in the state by Rivals … Ranked the No. 23 middle linebacker in the country and the No. 21 player in the state by Scout.com … Listed as the No. 78 athlete in the country by ESPN/Scouts Inc. … Ranked as the No. 12 player on the Virginia 37 by SuperPrep.
Personal: Chase Christopher Williams … Born 10/16/91 in Houston, TX … Son of Gregg and Leigh Ann Williams … Enrolled in management.