Nigel Williams

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  • Nigel
  • Williams

  • Position
    Defensive Tackle
  • Class
    r-Senior
  • Height
    6' 2
  • Weight
    297 lbs.
  • High School/Other
    Benedictine
  • Hometown
    Richmond, Va.
Season Stats
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TacklesSacksPass DefenseFumblesBlocked
SeasonGPGSSoloAstTotalTFL-YdsNo-YdsIntBUPDQBHRcvFFKick
201313077147.0-232.0-90004000
201413101519349.5-464.5-3100010100
20151305381.5-20.0-00110010
20161210107175.0-100.5-10111000
Career512037367323.0-817.0-4102215110

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Interception ReturnsFumble Returns
SeasonGPGSNo.YDSAvgTDLongNo.YDSAvgTDLong
2013130000.000000.000
20141310000.00012929.0026
2015130000.000000.000
20161210000.000000.000
Career5120000.00012929.0026

Updated: July 13, 2017

2014 Honorable Mention All-ACC (ACSMA)

2016-17: Played in 12 games, making 10 starts ... Totalled 17 tackles incluidng 5.0 for loss and 0.5 sacks ... Made one tackle against Arkansas in the Belk Bowl ... Was in on three tackles against Clemson in the ACC Championship ... Recorded three tackles including two for loss against Virginia ... Defended a pass and made one tackles against North Carolina ... Made two tackles including one for loss against ECU ... Recorded a quarterback hurry against Boston College ... Made four tackles and 0.5 sacks against Tennessee ... Recorded three tackles against Liberty.

2015-16: Played in all 13 games, collecting eight tackles with 1.5 tackles for loss and a forced fumble … Logged 250 plays, including 131 as defensive tackle and 119 on special teams during the regualr season … Appeared in the game versus Ohio State … Logged one pass breakup and defended a pass against Furman … Took the field at Purdue and East Carolina … Recorded one tackle versus Pittsburgh … Played against N.C. State … Registered two tackles with a half tackle for loss at Miami … Appeared in the games versus Duke and Boston College … Recorded a season-high three tackles with 1.0 tackles for loss at Georgia Tech … Made one tackle versus North Carolina ... Had a tackle at Virginia ... Appeared in the Independence Bowl against Tulsa.

2014-15: An honorable mention All-ACC selection by ACSMA … Played in all 13 games, making 10 starts … Logged 672 plays, 560 at tackle and 112 on special teams … Had nine tackles, including one for a loss … Made a tackle while in on 20 defensive plays, while also contributing on special teams in the season opener against William & Mary … Made a tackle while contributing on both defense and special teams at Ohio State … Made his first career start against East Carolina and finished the game with two tackles … Had one tackle while contributing at tackle and one special teams … Made a tackle while in on 22 defensive plays against Western Michigan … Had three tackles and a hurry at North Carolina … Sacked the quarterback for a 7-yard loss at Pitt … Made five tackles against Miami … Had five tackles, a sack and a hurry against Boston College … Made two tackles and added a hurry at Duke … Had two sacks and two hurries at Wake Forest … Made five tackles and added two hurries in the win over Virginia … Was on for 48 snaps on defense and 15 on special teams against Cincinnati in the Military Bowl.

2013-14: Played in all 13 games … Was in on 201 plays, 140 on defense and 61 on special teams … Made 14 tackles, including seven for loss and two sacks, with four hurries in his debut season … Made three tackles, including a sack for a 6-yard loss in the season opener against Alabama … Made a tackle for a three-yard loss while in on defense and special teams against Western Carolina … Had a tackle and two QB hurries at East Carolina … Made two tackles while in on defense and special teams … Had a sack for the 3-yard loss while seeing action on defense and special teams at Georgia Tech … Made a tackle in the win over North Carolina … Had one tackle for a 4-yard loss while contributing on defense and special teams against Pittsburgh … Saw action on defense and special teams against Duke and at Boston College … Logged 11 defensive plays, while also contributing on special teams at Miami … Made a tackle while in on defense and special teams against Maryland. … Saw action on defense and special teams at Virginia … Had tackle in the Sun Bowl against UCLA.

2012-13: Worked at defensive tackle while redshirting … Recorded a 400-pound low box squat and a 300-pound push jerk in off-season testing … Registered a sack and three tackles in the first spring scrimmage … Had a tackle during the spring game.

High School: A member of the PrepStar All-Atlantic Region squad for Coach Greg Lilly at Benedictine High … 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 … 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.

Personal: Nigel L. Williams … Born Dec. 20, 1993 in Richmond, Va. … Son of Lamar and Charlene Williams … Has two younger brothers … Majoring in applied economic management.