Fifth-year senior back as starter at `hero' safety... One of eight Bears to have played at least 33 career games (33)... One of nine returning starters on defense.
2008 (Junior): First-string safety played all 12 games and started 10 during junior season in 2008... Totaled 54 tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss, one sack, four breakups, one hurry, one fumble caused and one fumble recovered on season... 5.5 tackles for loss ranked third on team, 54 total stops ranked sixth... Tied career-high of eight tackles, made career-first forced fumble and added one sack (-6 yards) and one breakup in season opener vs. No. 23 Wake Forest... Tied career high with eight tackles at Connecticut, added one breakup... Made four tackles, career-high two for losses, and had career-high two PBUs in win over Iowa State in sixth game... Notched six tackles in games at Nebraska (eighth game) and at No. 5 Texas (10th game).
2007 (Sophomore): Saw action in 11 games and made four starts as sophomore strong safety... Tied for fifth on squad in tackles for loss with 5.5 stops behind line and tied for 10th in tackles (38)... Also had 1.0 sack... Registered eight multi-tackle games on season with four or more stops five times... Totaled two tackles (one solo) against Oklahoma State in fourth career start... Then-career-high and team co-leading eight tackles (seven solos) with 1.0 tackle for loss at No. 4 Oklahoma in third career start... Had then-career-high tying 1.5 tackles for loss vs. Texas Tech... Tallied five tackles (three solos) and 1.0 tackle for loss at Kansas State... Made six tackles (four solos) vs. No. 19 Texas... Had five tackles (three solos) vs. Colorado... Six tackles (three solos) with then-career-high 1.5 for loss and 1.0 sack vs. Rice in second career start... Totaled one assisted tackle vs. No. 22 TCU in first career start... Played 460 snaps, including season-high 59 plays both at No. 4 Oklahoma and vs. Oklahoma State, to earn second letter.
2006 (Redshirt Freshman): Redshirt freshman safety played in 10 games, mainly on special teams... Had fumble recovery vs. Northwestern State and pass breakup at Oklahoma State... Played 82 snaps to earn first Baylor letter... Spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2005 (True Freshman): Elected to take redshirt year as true freshman.
High School: Carter High School, Dallas, Texas... 2004 first-team All-District 9-5A pick as defensive back by The Dallas Morning News... Talented two-way player rushed 30 times for 405 yards and scored seven touchdowns as running back and caught four passes for 45 yards... Tallied 85 tackles, three sacks, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries in final prep season... As senior, helped team to 10-2 record, district title, Class 5A Division II playoffs and season-ending Dallas Morning News No. 4 rank... Had 115 tackles, four sacks, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries as junior for 12-1 Carter squad which captured district title and advanced to Division II regional semifinals... Member of Carter's second-place 4x100-meter and third-place 4x200-meter relay teams at 2005 state meet... Followed former Cowboys Braelon Davis and Chris Evans to Baylor... Graduated with honors and active in Carter student council... Coached by Allen Wilson at District 9-5A school.
Personal: Son of Dana Williams, Jeremy Damone Williams was born Jan. 4, 1987, in Dallas, Texas... Cousin of Baylor sophomore defensive end Jameon Hardeman... Majoring in speech communication.