2017: Appeared in all 12 games ... closed the year with a tackle against Fresno State in the Hawaii Bowl ... had two tackles at Tulane ... tallied a career-high seven tackles in win vs. ECU ... had two tackles in win at No. 17 USF ... tallied one tackle vs. Memphis and at Tulsa ... had a sack for a loss of eight yards in win over SMU ... tallied one tackle and a QBH vs. Texas Tech ... had one tackle in win over Rice.
2016: Saw action in five games ... tallied three tackles, a sack for a loss of 13 yards and a forced fumble at Texas State.
2015: Appeared in seven games ... blocked a punt and returned it for 12 yards in win over Cincinnati ... had two tackles in win over Texas State.
High School: Three-star recruit by ESPN and 247Sports ... No. 86 safety nationally by ESPN ... named to the Houston Chronicle’s Top 100 ... named to VYPE Magazine’s 2014 Houston Hot 100 ... named to the 2013 District 23-5A first team ... totaled 118 tackles, six forced fumbles and four sacks as a senior ... also a member of Hightower’s track and field program ... ran a leg of a 4x100-meter relay that qualified for the 2011 AAU National Championships.
Personal: Majoring in Kinesiology.
Joeal Williams' Career Bests
Tackles: 7, ECU (2017)
Tackles for Loss: 1, twice, last vs. SMU (2017)
Sacks: 1, twice, last vs. SMU (2017)
Fumbles Forced: 1, at Texas State (2016)
Blocked Punt: 1, Cincinnati (2015)
QBH: 1, Texas Tech (2017)