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Khalil Williams
Khalil  Williams

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Missouri City, Texas

High School:
Hightower HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 210

Position:
SAF


• 2017 Dave Campbell's All-Texas Preseason Team

2017:
Appeared in nine of the 10 games this season ... sat out with injury in win vs. ECU (Nov. 4) ... had six tackles and one tackle for loss in win at No. 17 USF (Oct. 28) ... tallied five tackles and two PBU vs. Memphis (Oct. 19) ... had eight tackles at Tulsa (Oct. 14) ... finished with nine tackles and a PBU in win over SMU (Oct. 7) ... tallied four tackles, a tackle for loss and a PBU in win at Temple (Sept. 30) ... had seven tackles, one sack for a loss of nine yards and two tackles for loss - totaling 11 yards vs. Texas Tech (Sept. 23) ... tallied four tackles, a sack and 2.0 tackles for a loss of 14 yards in win over Rice (Sept. 16) ... started the season opener at Arizona (Sept. 9) ... had four tackles, two of which were for a loss of five yards ... also had a pass breakup in 19-16 win.

2016:
Started all 13 games for Houston ... finished third on the team with 69 tackles ... also had 6.5 tackles for a loss of 32 yards and one forced fumble on the season ... picked up eight stops along with a sack vs. San Diego State in the Las Vegas Bowl ... had four tackles, a sack for a loss of seven yards and a pass breakup at Memphis ... tallied four tackles in a home win vs. No. 3 Louisville ... had six tackles and one for a loss of two yards in a home win vs. Tulane ... tallied eight tackles and one quarterback hurry in a home win vs. UCF ... had four tackles and a pass breakup at SMU ... tallied eight tackles in a win over Tulsa ... had 10 tackles at Navy ... tallied five tackles in a home win vs. UConn ... had three tackles, two of which were for a loss, a forced fumble and a pass breakup in a road win at Texas State ... tallied six tackles in a win over No. 3 Oklahoma to open the season.

2015: Started four games while appearing in all 14 ... picked up a tackle in the team’s win against Temple in the American Athletic Conference Championship game ... had two tackles and a tackle for loss of three yards in win over Navy ... had four tackles and a PBU in win over Cincinnati ... recorded an interception and returned it 49 yards in win at UCF ... tallied a pass breakup in win over SMU ... had one tackle in win at Tulsa ... had two pass breakups in win over Texas State ... had three tackles in win at Louisville ... assisted on three tackles while starting at defensive back for the Cougars in the season opener on Sept. 5.

2014: Was removed from redshirt midway through the year after injuries in the secondary ... made an appearance in seven games ... collected nine tackles for Houston ... had two tackles in the comeback win over Pittsburgh in the Armed Forces Bowl ... matched his career-high with three tackles at SMU ... three tackles in the game at Tulsa.

High School: Three-star recruit by ESPN and 247Sports ... 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 ... had 68 tackles, four interceptions and two forced fumbles as a senior ... added 320 yards rushing and five touchdowns on the ground ... named his team’s Special Teams MVP as a senior ... also a member of Hightower’s basketball program.

Personal: Majoring in Sociology.

Khalil Williams' Career Bests
Tackles: 10, at Navy (2016)
Tackles for Loss: 2, 4x, last vs. Texas Tech (2017)
Sacks: 1, 4x, last vs. Texas Tech (2017)
Forced Fumbles: 1, at Texas State (2016)
Interceptions: 1, at UCF (2015)
PBU: 2, twice, last vs. Memphis (2017)
QBH: 1, twice, last vs. UCF (2016)

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