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  K'Waun Williams
K'Waun Williams

Player Profile
Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Paterson, N.J.

High School:
St. Joseph Regional

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 195

Position:
DB

2013: Started all 13 games at cornerback...led team with seven pass breakups and was second with two interceptions...added 36 tackles and four TFLs...had a season-high five tackles vs. Virginia, including two TFLs...matched season-high with five stops vs. Miami...had interceptions at Duke and Navy...in his final collegiate game, had four tackles and an eight-yard TFL in Pitt's 30-27 win over Bowling Green in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl...selected a senior team captain.

2012: Played in 12 games, starting 11...missed the Sept. 6 Cincinnati game due to a left shoulder injury...totaled 47 tackles, 2.5 TFLs, four INTs and one PBU...of his four interceptions in 2012, two came in the end zone to turn back opponent scoring threats (Syracuse and Notre Dame)...other INTs came at USF and vs. Ole Miss in the BBVA Compass Bowl...had a season-high eight tackles vs. Notre Dame.

2011: Starter at cornerback in all 13 games...had 64 tackles, six PBUs, five TFLs, three forced fumbles, a fumble recovery and an interception...had a career-high 10 tackles at Iowa...had nine tackles, two TFLs and a forced fumble vs. Buffalo...had four tackles, a five-yard TFL and a forced fumble at West Virginia...had his first career interception against Cincinnati...forced and recovered a fumble against USF...had a sack assist vs. Utah.

2010: Played in 10 games, starting one as a true freshman cornerback...starting assignment came in the BBVA Compass Bowl vs. Kentucky...had a team and season-high nine tackles in the bowl game against the Wildcats...had 14 tackles and three PBUs on the season.

HIGH SCHOOL: Versatile performer for New Jersey power St. Joseph Regional, playing running back, receiver and cornerback during his career...All-New Jersey...All-New Jersey Non-Public...All-Bergen County...led team to back-to-back Non-Public Group 3 state championships his final two seasons...St. Joseph went a combined 20-4 (.833) during Williams' junior and senior years...had 32 tackles, two interceptions and two fumble recoveries, while scoring eight touchdowns (four rushing and four receiving) as a senior...averaged 7.4 yards per rush (243 yards on 33 carries) and 14.4 yards per reception (16 catches for 231 yards)...as a punt returner, averaged 12.2 per return (six for 73 yards)...rated the No. 18 prospect in New Jersey by Scout, No. 22 by SuperPrep and No. 23 by Rivals...SuperPrep All-Northeast Team...PrepStar All-East Region...played under Coach Tony Karcich.

PERSONAL: K'Waun Lamar Williams, born 7/12/91, is the son of Sharmane Cunningham and Rockel Williams...has three brothers...communication major.

Defense
G GS UT AT TOT TFL SACKS FR INT PBU
2010 10 1 14 0 14 0-0 0.0 0 0 3
2011 13 13 49 15 64 5.0-12 0.5 1 1 6
2012 12 11 35 12 47 2.5-5 0.0 0 4 2
2013 13 13 30 6 36 4.0-14 0.0 0 2 7
Career 48 38 128 33 161 11.5-31 0.5 1 7 17