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79 Bobby Williams
  • Offensive Tackle
  • 6-4, 275
  • Sophomore, 1L
  • New Smyrna Beach (New Smyrna Beach HS)

CAREER: Played in nine games for 109 plays...Played in three games during the 2002 season before suffered a career ending back injury...Spent 2000 season at defensive tackle before being moved to offensive tackle in the spring of 2000...

2002: Backup at left tackle...Saw action in three games (UAB, Ohio, and Kentucky), for 27 plays, before suffering a career ending back injury during practice the week before the Florida State game...Had a season-high 22 plays vs. UAB...

2001: Saw action at offensive tackle in six regular season games, for 82 plays...

2000: Did not see any game action and was redshirted...Worked with the scout team at defensive line...

PREP: One of the state's top defensive linemen who earned all-America recognition...Named to SuperPrep's 1999 All-America Team and that publication ranked him among the top 40 defensive linemen in the nation and the top three in the state of Florida...Prep Football Report ranked him among the nation's top 25 defensive linemen and network ranked him among the nation's top 25 defensive ends...A first-team all-state (4A) selection in 1999 who was credited with 89 tackles in his senior year with 20 tackles for loss...Served as co-captain his senior year and was named the Outstanding Defensive Player of the Year by the Daytona Beach News Journal...A basketball standout who did not play football until his junior year...An excellent student who has made the honor roll every semester except one since the second grade...Has helped in the community as a basketball camp instructor...Also visited Notre Dame, Ohio State and South Carolina...High school coach was Gerald Odom...

PERSONAL: Born Robert N. Williams, Jr. on December 5, 1981 in New Smyrna Beach, Florida...Hobbies include going to the movies and listening to music...Parents: Robert Sr., and Donna Williams...

Major: Sociology

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