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Deonte Williams 40

Deonte  Williams


Plano, Texas

High School:
Prestonwood Christian Academy

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 232



2017 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in nine games with four starts ... Totaled 15 tackles, 1.5 TFLs, one fumble recovery and two QB hurries on season ... Had one tackle vs. Iowa State before suffering season-ending injury ... Had two tackles and career-high one TFL vs. Texas Tech ... Posted two tackles at Kansas ... Started at DE at Kansas State, made two tackles ... Started at LB vs. No. 3 Oklahoma, had one tackle ... Started at DE at Duke, had three tackles, first career TFL (0.5) and first career fumble reovery ... Made first career start at DE vs. UTSA, made career-high four tackles and two QB hurries.

2016 (Freshman): Redshirted to retain eligibility ... Participated on practice squad.

High School: Two-time all-state linebacker from Prestonwood Christian Academy in Plano, Texas ... Starred under head coach Chris Cunningham at Prestonwood ... National position ranking among linebacker prospects: 28th by ESPN, 29th by Scout, 44th by 247Sports ... Listed No. 86 on ESPN regional ranking ... Ranking among Texas recruits: No. 68 by Rivals, No. 74 by ESPN, No. 85 on Lone Star 100, No. 86 by Scout, No. 89 by 247Sports and on Waco Tribune-Herald Texas Top 100 ... Helped PCA to 34-8 record and three trips to state championship over final three seasons ... Led Prestonwood to 2015 TAPPS DI state title win and 12-2 record as senior ... Totaled 88 tackles (17 for loss), 11 sacks, four PBUs, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery ... Named 2015 first-team TAPPS DI All-State and first-team TAPPS DI All-District 1 ... Helped PCA to 10-4 mark and state finals in 2014 as junior ... Finished with 70 tackles (24 for loss), nine sacks, three breakups, and three fumbles forced ... Named 2014 first-team TAPPS DI All-State and first-team TAPPS DI All-District 1 ... Helped Prestonwood to 12-2 finish and 2013 state finals as sophomore ... Totaled 47 tackles (nine for loss), four sacks, two interceptions and fumble recovery ... Had 42 tackles (11 for loss), two sacks, two fumble recoveries and PBU as freshman in 2012 ... Teammate at Prestonwood of current Baylor teammate Will Jones.

Personal: Son of Alphonso and Audrey Williams ... Father played football at Florida State ... Majoring in sociology.


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