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Williams is sixth member of the 2015 Penn State squad to be drafted or signed
Graduates from 10 Sports; Nittany Lion Football Program With 15 Graduates
Nassib, Johnson, Zettel, Allen, Cabinda, Haley and Williams collect All-Big Ten honors
Nassib, Johnson, Zettel, Allen, Cabinda, Haley and Williams collect All-Big Ten honors
Hackenberg throws for 315 yards and three touchdowns in victory over Maryland at M&T Bank Stadium
NEW ERA PINSTRIPE BOWL Football USATSI photos -- 12/27/14
Penn State vs. Indiana (USATSI)
The Nittany Lions opened the home portion of their 2014 schedule against the Akron Zips at Beaver Stadium Sept. 6, 2014.
Football vs. Kent State (9/21/13)
USATSI Gallery: Penn State vs. Kent State - 09/21/13
Awards: Named All-Big Ten honorable mention from the coaches…Named the Ridge Riley Memorial Award winner for the senior member of the team that exhibits the core values of sportsmanship, scholarship, leadership and friendship.
Season: Started 13 games…Surpassed his career total in tackles for loss with 2.0 TFL in the season opener at Temple…Graduated in December with a degree in recreation, parks and tourism management…One of 13 Nittany Lions to earn their degree in December…One of 17 Nittany Lions to have their degree at the TaxSlayer Bowl. at Temple (9/5): Tied his career high with six tackles…Recorded 2.0 tackles for loss…Had a tackle for loss in the first and second quarters…Helped Penn State pile up 15.0 TFL, its most since posting 15.0 vs. Michigan on Sept. 22, 2007. Buffalo (9/12): Collected five tackles, all solo. Rutgers (9/19): Made two tackles…Part of a defense that held Rutgers to just three points, the fewest in a Big Ten opener since limiting Minnesota to three points in 1994…Helped limit Rutgers to 43 rushing yards, the fewest since giving up just 33 yards to Maryland last season. San Diego State (9/26): Made one tackle. Army (10/3): Was a part of a defensive that limited Army to one pass attempt, the fewest by a Penn State opponent since at least 1966, and one completion, the fewest since 1976 (Ohio State)…The one completion is tied for the fewest by a team in FBS this year (by Georgia Southern vs. Western Michigan)…The one pass attempt is the fewest by an FBS team this season…Helped hold Army to just 32 passing yards, the fewest against the Nittany Lions in the Big Ten era (since 1993). Indiana (10/10): Made three tackles…Added on pass breakup…Helped snap Indiana’s string of nine games in which the Hoosiers scored 20-plus points…Part of a defense that held Indiana to 234 yards of total offense, the fewest allowed by PSU since giving up 221 at Indiana in 2014…Led a secondary that limited the Hoosiers’ 155 passing yards, the fewest allowed by Penn State in a Big Ten game since allowing 68 to Indiana last season. at Ohio State (10/17): Made three tackles. vs. Maryland (10/24): Made two tackles…Grabbed one of three Penn State interceptions in the fourth quarter, its most in a single game since picking off Rutgers five times in the Big Ten opener last season on Sept. 13…Helped the Nittany Lions force a season-high five turnovers. Illinois (10/31): Made two tackles…Part of a defense that recorded its first Big Ten shutout since blanking Minnesota in 2009 (20-0)…Helped hold Illinois to just 167 yards (37 rushing, 130 passing), the fewest allowed since holding Minnesota to 138 yards (37 rushing, 101 passing) in 2009…As a unit, the defense forced a punt on 12 of Illinois’ 15 possessions, with two ending with a turnover on downs and the other halted by an interception. at Northwestern (11/7): Recorded three tackles, including 1.0 tackle for loss…Aided the defense in posting 10.0 tackles for loss, marking the seventh time this season and fourth straight game it recorded nine or more TFLs. Michigan (11/21): Recorded three tackles…Had one pass breakup…Helped hold Michigan to less than 100 yards rushing, the fifth Penn State opponent that failed to reach 100 rushing yards (87 on 30 carries). at Michigan State (11/28): Made one tackle. vs. Georgia (1/2): Made two tackles.
➤ 2014 ➤ Junior Season
Awards: Named honorable-mention All-Big Ten by the conference media contingent.
Season: Appeared and started 12 games...Made 27 tackles (22 solo) with two interceptions, five pass breakups and one forced fumble...Tied for third on the team with two interceptions. UCF (8/30): Made two tackles at the Croke Park Classic in Dublin, Ireland. Akron (9/6): Broke up one pass. At Rutgers (9/13): Named the Big Ten Co-Defensive Player of the Week...Intercepted two passes...Added five tackles...His first career multi-interception game helped the Nittany Lions snag five interceptions in the game...Selected the coaching staff's Co-Defensive Player of the Week for his play...Was the first Penn Stater since Michael Mauti to collect two picks in a game (at Illinois; Sept. 29, 2012)...Became the first Penn State defensive back with multiple interceptions since safety Nick Sukay had two against Temple in 2010...A part of a defensive effort that held the Scarlet Knights to no points, three first downs and 95 yards in the second half. UMass (9/20): Made one tackle...Helped the Nittany Lions hold the Minutemen to just 3 yards rushing, the lowest total allowed by Penn State since 2007 against Notre Dame (zero rushing yards). Northwestern (9/27): Made two tackles...Added one pass breakup...One of his two stops came on a fake field goal attempt in the first quarter to stop the Wildcats from scoring at the Penn State 3-yard line. At Michigan (10/11): Logged three tackles. Ohio State (10/25): Made three stops...Helped the defense hold the Buckeyes to 17 points and 256 yards in regulation. Maryland (11/1): Registered two stops...Forced his first career fumble...Was a part of a defense that limited Maryland to 194 yards of total offense, the fewest total yards allowed against a Big Ten opponent since Minnesota (138, 2009). At Indiana (11/8): Made three tackles (two solo)...Logged 1.5 tackles for loss...Was a key cog in a secondary that held Indiana to just 68 passing yards and 221 total yards...Helped the Nittany Lions shut out the Indiana offense, as the Hoosiers scored their fewest points at home since 2006, via a defensive touchdown. Temple (11/15): Did not play. At Illinois (11/22): Recorded two tackles...Added one pass breakup...Helped limit the Illini to two-of-16 on third down conversions and just 16 points. Michigan State (11/29): Made one tackle...Added one pass breakup...Aided a defense that held the Michigan State offense to 298 total yards, marking the only time in 2014 the Spartans were held to less than 300 yards of total offense. Boston College (12/27): Made three stops...Broke up one pass in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium.
➤ 2013 ➤ Sophomore Season
Appeared in all 12 games with six starts...Made his second career start (Ohio State, 2012 at wide receiver), first on defense, in the season-opener with Syracuse...Moved from wide receiver to cornerback during spring practice...Recorded 24 tackles...Tied for 11th in the Big Ten with 10 passes defended...Notched eight pass breakups and two interceptions. Syracuse (8/31): Made his collegiate debut on the defensive side of the ball in the neutral site contest at MetLife Stadium...Registered three tackles...Grabbed his first career interception along the home sidelines with 1:56 remaining in the game to seal the victory. Eastern Michigan (9/7): Posted a pair of solo stops. UCF (9/14): Tied for the team-high with a career-best six tackles (four solo)...Had two pass breakups. Kent State (9/21): Accounted for five tackles...Added one pass breakup. Michigan (10/12): Posted three tackles. At Ohio State (10/26): Made one stop. Nebraska (11/23): Recorded one tackle...Added one pass breakup. At Wisconsin (11/30): Collected three tackles...Added one pass breakup...Hauled in his second interception of the season with a fourth-quarter pick deep in Penn State territory...Returned the interception 33 yards to set up a Christian Hackenberg to Geno Lewis touchdown pass for a 31-14 lead.
➤ 2012 ➤ True Freshman Season
Appeared in all 12 games...Among six true freshmen to make their debut...As a wide receiver, made 10 receptions for 97 yards...Returned four kickoffs for an average of 19.8 yards...Made his first career start against Ohio State. Navy (9/15): Made his first career catch with a 24-yard grab in the second quarter. Temple (9/22): Made one catch for 9 yards. Northwestern (10/6): Had one grab for 7 yards. At Iowa (10/20): Caught a season-high two passes for 15 yards. Ohio State (10/27): Made his first career start...Had one reception for 8 yards. At Purdue (11/3): Equaled his season-best with two catches...Gained 22 yards. Indiana (10/17): Had one catch for 14 yards...Added two kickoff returns for 46 yards.
➤ High School
A two-year letterman for head coach Donald Davis Williams at Calvert Hall College High School...First-team all-state and second-team All-Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) pick as a senior...Helped the Cardinals win their first MIAA championship since 1982...Two-time team captain...Caught 99 passes for 1,180 yards and 15 touchdowns as a senior...Earned all-met honors and All-MIAA as a junior...Invited to play in the Maryland Crab Bowl and the Chesapeake Bowl all-star contests after his senior season.
Full name is Trevor Williams...Son of Tracey Williams and Dwayne Denham...Has two sisters, Danita and Nadia, and a brother, Zion...Enjoys spending time with family...Majoring in recreation, parks and tourism management...Born September 15, 1993 in Baltimore, Md.
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