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2015 NFL DRAFT

Shawn Williams, SS

School: Georgia  |  Conference: SEC
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Damascus, GA
Height/Weight: 6-0 / 213 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
11553-4
2012 Season
Has appeared in 13 games making 13 starts...Had nine tackles vs. No. 2 Alabama in SEC Championship...Made five tackles vs. Georgia Tech...Had seven tackles vs. Ga. Southern...Had five tackles and a forced fumble at Auburn...Had four tackles including a sack vs. Ole Miss...Recorded six tackles (five solo) and one tackle for loss vs. No. 3 Florida...Had 10 tackles at Kentucky...Had six tackles at No. 6 South Carolina...Notched six tackles vs. Tennessee...Had four tackles vs. Vanderbilt...Led the team with 12 tackles against Florida Atlantic...In addition to one pass break-up, had five tackles, including four solo, against Buffalo...Named to Phil Steele's 2012 Midseason All-American Third-Team...Named defensive recipient of the True Grit Award at the conclusion of spring practice...Recipient of the Milton "Red" Leathers Football Scholarship.

Career Highs: 12 tackles vs. Florida Atlantic in 2012...1 interception (4x), last vs. No. 12 Michigan State in 2011...45 interception return yards vs. No. 12 Michigan State in 2011...Long INT return of 45 yards vs. No. 12 Michigan State in 2011...1 sack vs. Ole Miss in 2012.

2011 Season
Appeared in 14 games making 13 starts recording a team-best 72 tackles, a forced fumble, two fumble recoveries, six PBUs, four INTs and two QBPs. ... Tied career-high with seven tackles vs. Kentucky, New Mexico St., Tennessee and No. 12 Mich. St. ... Also returned an INT 45-yards and had a PBU v. No. 12 Mich. St. ... Posted six tackle performances at No. 21 Ga. Tech, at Vanderbilt and vs. No. 12 S. Carolina; Also had INTs vs. Ga. Tech and Vanderbilt. ... Five tackles in SEC Championship vs. No. 1 LSU. ... Recorded five tackles, hand an INT and a forced fumble vs. Miss. St. ... Earned one of team's True Grit Award for defense at conclusion of spring practice. ... Recipient of the Milton "Red" Leathers Football Scholarship.
2010 Season
Earned one of team's Most Improved Player Awards for special teams. ... Appeared in 13 games making three starts recording 34 tackles, a pass break up and a quarterback pressure. ... Tied his career-high with seven tackles and a pass break-up vs. Florida. ... Tied for team lead with a career-best seven tackles vs. No. 12 Arkansas. ... Recipient of the Aubrey Cecil Rhodes Football Scholarship. ... Recorded four tackles in G-Day game.
2009 Season
Named one of team's Newcomer of the Year award winners for special teams. ... Appeared in 13 games recording five tackles. ... Posted a season-best three tackles in victory over Texas A&M in Indepedence Bowl.
High School
Early County, coached by Trey Woo...SuperPrep All-Dixie team...2008 Atlanta Journal-Constitution Class AA first team defense and Georgia 150...2008 Georgia High School All-Star Game...2008 Georgia Sports Writers Association All-State Class AA Honorable Mention...Georgia Football Magazine All-State Honorable Mention...2008 All-State Phenoms Team Honorable Mention...2008 Rivals.com #2 Safety in Georgia and #24 Overall......UGASports 2009 GA Top 75 (11)...2008 Scout.com #34 safety overall nationally and Dawg Post #18 prospect in Georgia....ESPNU #28 safety nationally...As a senior in 2008 recorded 59 tackles...Also recorded 24 receptions for 381 yards and five touchdowns, and recorded 20 punts for 649 yards...As a junior in 2007 recorded 66 tackles and 3 interceptions...also had 21 receptions for 362 yards and 5 TD's on offense.
Personal
Born: May 13, 1991; Major: Consumer Economics.
 
LATEST NEWS
03/28/2013 - 2013 Georgia Pro Day: Representatives from all 32 NFL teams gathered at Georgia's pro day on Thursday for a workout held outdoors on FieldTurf in approximately 40-degree temperatures. Shaun Williams, SS (6-0, 215) - Williams was measured, stood on his numbers from the combine and went through position drills. Williams is not a good-looking athlete, but the best way to describe him is as a "football player," meaning that while he doesn't work out well he does shine when it's 11-on-11 on the field. - Gil Brandt, NFL.com

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