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Jalen

Williams

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Linebacker
Height 6'0"
Weight 220
Year Sophomore
Hometown Birmingham, Ala.
High School Hewitt Trussville H.S.
Major Enrolled at Columbia College
Experience 1 Letter
School: CC
Birthdate April 20, 1998

Bio

CAREER

 

Has seen action in 18 games with nine starts … Totaled 37 tackles in his career … Two-year letterman.

 

2017

 

Started nine and played in 10 games as a sophomore linebacker … Started nine games at middle linebacker … Ranked No. 6 on the squad in tackles with 32 … Finished with 32 tackles (12 solo), 2.0 tackles for loss (for seven yards), 1.0 sack and three quarterback hurries on year … Finished with five tackles in season finale vs. Brown (Nov. 18) … Made three tackles at Yale (Oct. 28) … Made three tackles with first career sack at Dartmouth (Oct. 21) … Made six tackles with 0.5 tackle for loss vs. Penn (Oct. 14) … Totaled a career-high eight tackles (three solo) and three quarterback hurries in first career start and season opener vs. Wagner (Sept. 16).

 

2016

 

Saw action in eight games, primarily on special teams and as a backup first-year linebacker … Made five tackles (three solo) on the year … Made one solo tackle at Harvard (Nov. 5) … Made a tackle at Wagner (Oct. 1) … Made a career-high three tackles (two solo) vs. Princeton (Oct. 1) … Saw first career action in season opener vs. Saint Francis U (Sept. 17).

 

HIGH SCHOOL

 

A 2016 graduate of Hewitt-Trussville High School in Trussville, Ala., where he played three years of varsity football for head coach Josh Floyd … All-Birmingham Metro honors as a senior linebacker … Concluded his career with 250 career tackles, eight sacks and four forced fumbles … Concluded his senior year with 90 tackles, two sacks, 13 tackles for loss and a forced fumble as a linebacker … Led Huskies to a state playoff berth as a senior … Led the Huskies and ranked No. 3 in Class 7A in tackles with 123 with 16 sacks as a junior … Two-year starter … Totaled 36 tackles as a sophomore … Ranked as a three-star recruit, the state of Alabama’s No. 65 recruit by 247sports … Ranked a two-star recruit by Rivals … Ranked the nation’s No. 142 recruit by CollegeSportsMadness.com … Member of the National Honor Society … Member of the Spanish Honor Society … Member of the Student Government Association … Participated in the Young Business Leaders of Alabama … Involved with Science Olympiad … HT Ambassador.

 

PERSONAL

 

Born Jalen Terrell Williams on April 20, 1998 … Son of Anthony and Errica Williams … Has a brother Gavin and sister Sydni … Committed to Columbia on November 3, 2015 … After committing to Columbia said “I loved it, it was just something about the change they have going on there. I can really see it taking effect and I want to be a part of it. I also love the coaches, facilities and I love New York.” … Chose Columbia over Army West Point, Davidson, Navy, Tennessee-Martin, Yale and Clemson … Enrolled at Columbia College.

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