Acquired: Selected by Ottawa in the first round of the 2013 Expansion Draft.
Last season: Recorded 17 tackles, four sacks, one interception (for a touchdown) and one fumble recovery … Started 12 games, missed the other six due to injury … Sacked Drew Willy twice in the season opener on July 3 in Winnipeg … also had a tackle and a forced fumble … Had a season-high four defensive tackles vs. Toronto in the TD Place opener on July 18 … Recovered a fumble late in the third quarter (Tyler Thomas, forced by Antoine Pruneau) on Aug. 15 vs. Edmonton … Scored first touchdown of CFL career on Aug. 24 vs. Calgary … Caught a pass by Bo Levi Mitchell that was tipped by Pruneau. Williams fielded it and rumbled 35 yards for the touchdown, giving Ottawa an early 7-0 lead … Registered third sack of the season Sept. 5 vs. BC (Travis Lulay) … Sacked Drew Willy for a third time in two games during season, Oct. 3 vs. Winnipeg.
Career Highlights: Recorded a career-high 28 tackles and two sacks in 2013 as a member of the Toronto Argonauts … Played briefly for the BC Lions in 2009.
Did You Know: Favourite non-footballl athlete of all time: Mike Tyson … Favourite road CFL city is Vancouver … Five dinner guests: Lee Blue, Mean Joe Green, Deacon Jones, Warren Sapp and Hope Solo (“She gets to sit next to me”) … Says he’d live in Spokane, Washington if he weren’t from the South (“It’s a peaceful place, surrounded by hard-working people”) … Favourite football memory is from South Carolina when the No. 18-ranked Gamecocks beat No. 8 Kentucky. Williams sacked and forced a fumble on Kentucky quarterback Andre Woodson on the first series. The ball was picked up by defensive back Eric Norwood (now with Hamilton) for the game’s first touchdown … Funniest TV show of all time: Sanford and Son … While attending South Carolina, Williams studied for a degree in African American studies … Aside from football, Williams also played for his high school basketball team … Earned all-state honours during his junior and senior seasons in high school.