Sat out as a redshirt at Houston after transferring from Texas State.
Played for two seasons at Texas State. Sophomore (2008): Competed in eight games with 22 tackles, including 13 solo stops... also added one tackle for a loss of a yard... recorded two pass breakups, two fumble recoveries and forced another fumble. Freshman (2007): Saw action in eight games and made a starting appearance in all but one outing... registered 25 tackles -13 solo and 12 assisted... recorded career-high six-tackle perfomance against McNeese State... outing included three unassisted stops... followed with a trio of multi-tackle games, including five stops against Central Arkansas... registered three unassisted tackles against Northwestern State... closed out the season with five stops over Sam Houston State, three of which were unassisted.
RICE CONSOLIDATED HIGH SCHOOL
Named to the Class 2A Region IV Second Team as a defensive back at Rice Consolidated High for head coach Brad Dumont... was an Honorable Mention Class 2A All-State selection by the Texas Sports Writers Association... named to the Texas High School Coaches Association's Academic All-State Second Team... senior team posted a 9-3 record and advanced to the Region IV quarterfinals... was a three-year letterman for basketball team and was a letterman in track and baseball as well.
Full name is Brian Russell Williams... son of Russell Williams... born Oct. 10, 1988, in Houston... majoring in kinesiology...cousin of Texas State defensive end Donavan King.
Brian Williams' Career Bests at Texas State
Tackles: 6, vs. Central Arkansas (10/18/08); vs. McNeese State (10-6-07)
Tackles for Loss: 1.0, at McNeese State (10-11-08)
Forced Fumbles: 1, vs. Texas Southern (10-4-08)
Fumble Recoveries: 1, at Northern Colorado (9-20-08)
Pass Breakups: 2, vs. Angelo State (8-30-08)