Competed in games against Southern and Air Force... posted an assisted tackle for a loss of two yards against Southern during the season opener.
Competed in all 13 games, making him one of only 35 players to accomplish that feat... regular member of special teams... finished with an assisted tackle for a loss during the home opener against Colorado State... posted two tackles, including a 1-yard sack, at Alabama... recorded three tackles and recovered a fumble against Rice... earned his first career start at C-USA rival UAB... finished with four tackles, including two solo stops, at C-USA rival Tulsa... posted three tackles, including an assisted sack for a loss of four yards, against Texas Southern during the regular-season finale.
Made his collegiate debut on special teams against Grambling State... posted two tackles on special teams against Tulsa... made the transition to fullback midway through the season.
CHAMPLAIN REGIONAL PREP
Picked up a two-star ranking by Rivals.com... named to the All-Canadian Team while being named the Team MVP... also played in the league All-Star game... played two years at Champlain Prep School in Lennoxville, Quebec... also played basketball in high school... once had 12 tackles and a forced fumble in a game.
Full name is Shomari Gyasi Williams... born March 8, 1985, in Toronto, Canada... son of Judith Pennant of Brampton, Ontario... also recruited by Connecticut, Rutgers and USF... majoring in business.
Shomari Williams' Career Bests
Tackles: 4.0, at Tulsa (11-10-07)
Tackles for Loss: 1.0, at Alabama (10-6-07)
Sacks: 1.0, at Alabama (10-6-07)
Fumble Recoveries: 1, vs. Rice (Oct. 13, 2007)