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Mike Williams

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Santa Yuez, Calif.

High School:
St. Bonaventure

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 200

Position:
S


At Michigan ... two-year letterman ... appeared in 23 career contests and started nine contests at safety ... played safety in 19 games ... posted 76 tackles, three tackles for loss, one sack and one pass breakup during career ... amassed 13 career special teams stops.

Senior/Junior (2010) ... appeared in two games ... made two tackles ... assisted on one special teams tackle vs. Connecticut (Sept. 4) ... contributed one assisted stop on special teams at Notre Dame (Sept. 11) ... missed the next 11 games due to a head injury.

Junior/Sophomore (2009)
... earned second varsity letter ... started nine games at safety and played in 10 contests ... played but did not start against Wisconsin (Nov. 14) ... registered a career-best 56 tackles, one tackle for loss and one pass breakup ... made first career start at safety and played on special teams vs. Western Michigan (Sept. 5) ... posted three tackles against the Broncos ... made a then career-best eight tackles vs. Notre Dame (Sept. 12) ... recorded five tackles and an assisted TFL vs. Eastern Michigan State (Sept. 12) ... did not play vs. Indiana (Sept. 26) due to injury ... started at safety but was injured early in the contest against Michigan State (Oct. 3) ... accumulated five stops at Iowa (Oct. 10) ... made three solo tackles vs. Delaware State (Oct. 17) ... posted nine tackles and first career PBU vs. Penn State (Oct. 24) ... set a career high with 16 tackles, including an assisted TFL, at Illinois (Oct. 31) ... registered seven stops vs. Purdue (Nov. 7) ... saw limited action at safety against Wisconsin (Nov. 14) ... did not see game action vs. Ohio State (Nov. 21).

Sophomore/Freshman (2008) ... earned first varsity letter ... played in 11 of 12 games ... saw action at safety in nine contests ... contributed 18 tackles, two tackles for loss and one sack ... led team with 11 special teams tackles ... made career debut vs. Utah (Aug. 30), assisting on one tackle ... played safety and special teams against the Utes ... contributed on special teams vs. Miami (Sept. 6) ... played safety and assisted on one special teams tackle at Notre Dame (Sept. 13) ... posted one special teams tackle vs. Wisconsin (Sept. 27) ... tallied three stops and first career tackle for loss from safety position vs. Illinois (Oct. 4) ... recorded a career-best four tackles and his first career sack vs. Toledo (Oct. 11) ... registered one tackle at Penn State (Oct. 18) ... played safety and special teams against the Nittany Lions and Michigan State (Oct. 25) ... missed Purdue (Nov. 1) game due to injury suffered against Michigan State ... played free safety and contributed one stop on kick coverage at Minnesota (Nov. 8) ... posted two solo stops vs. Northwestern (Nov. 15) ... blocked a punt in the second quarter that Ricky Reyes returned for a three-yard touchdown ... posted a career-best four solo special teams stops at Ohio State (Nov. 22).

Freshman (2007) ... did not see game action.

Prep ... attended St. Bonaventure High School (2006) coached by Jon Mack ... led St. Bonaventure to a 10-2 record and the second round of the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Southern Section Division IV playoffs ... helped St. Bonaventure High School finish No. 1 in California in 2005 ... Key Statistics ... registered 233 career tackles, eight sacks, five tackles for loss and nine interceptions from safety and linebacker positions ... totaled 1,325 yards and scored eight touchdowns on on returns during career ... posted 57 tackles, one interception, five tackles for loss and one sack as a senior ... ran back seven kickoffs for 231 yards and one touchdown to go along with 21 punt returns for 340 yards and two touchdowns as a senior ... tallied 94 tackles and two interceptions as a junior ... recorded 555 yards and one touchdown on kick returns and 318 yards and two touchdowns on punt returns during junior season ... Honors and Rankings ... four-star recruit and the No. 5 defensive back in the country according to Scout.com ... rated as a four-star prospect, the No. 15 overall safety in the country and the No. 29 player in the state of California by Rivals.com ... selected by G&W Recruiting Report as the No. 36 defensive player nationally and the No. 19 player in the Pac-10 region ... listed as the No. 94 player in the nation on The ESPN 150 ... rated as the No. 27 defensive back nationally on the Velocity-PrepStar Top 250 listed ... PrepStar Magazine All-American ... named Ventura County Star's Defensive Player of the Year following senior season ... voted to the 2006 all-state second team by CalHiSports.com ... chosen as the Ventura County Defensive Player of the Year by the Ventura County Coaches Association and the Channel League Co-Defensive Player of the Year .... participated in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, recording one kickoff return for 40 yards and one punt return for nine yards ... earned All-CIF selection as a junior.

Personal ... Thomas Michael Williams Jr. was born July 16, 1988 in Nairobi, Kenya ... enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts ... general studies major.


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