Wide Receiver
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 185lbs.
Class: Sophomore
City/State: Breaux Bridge, La.
High School: Breaux Bridge HS
Experience: 1 Letter


Made the switch from defense to offense during the spring, going from defensive back to wide receiver ... In the mix to see action at wide receiver for the Tigers in 2009 after having a productive spring ... Seems like a natural with the ball in his hands.

Did not see any game action as a redshirt freshman in 2008.

Redshirted as a true freshman in 2007.

One of the prized all-around athletes in the state for 2007 who played on both sides of the ball ... Excelled at quarterback and free safety for Breaux Bridge ... Received Class 4A first team all-state recognition after making 63 tackles with three picks as a senior ... As a senior, rushed for 511 yards on 52 carries and seven touchdowns ... Member of the Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen and New Orleans Times Picayune's Blue-Chip List ... Enjoyed a fabulous junior campaign and was named to the Class 4A all-state first team after leading the squad to its first-ever state championship ... As a junior quarterback, rushed for 660 yards and 10 touchdowns and threw for 641 yards and six touchdowns ... Was also an effective punt and kick returner ... Named the Athlete of the Week on Sept. 7, 2005 for his performance in a win against Lafayette ... Rushed 10 times for 98 yards and one touchdown, completed a touchdown pass and scampered 78 yards on a fumble return in the final seconds of the game for the winning score ... Comes from a high school program that produced former LSU defensive backs Jessie Daniels and Jonathan Zenon ...Cousin of former LSU running back Domanick (Davis) Williams ... Coached by Michael Mowad.

Full name is John Henry Williams ... Parents are John and Sarah Williams ... Has two sisters, Lacey and Tara ... Born Jan. 18, 1989 in Lafayette, La. ... Majoring in business.


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