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Torri Williams
Torri Williams

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Cedar Park, Texas

High School:
Leander

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 208

Position:
Safety



Quoting Coach Anarumo: "Allows the defense to be multi-faceted because he can play safety and cornerback ... brings great leadership and experience to the defensive backs."

2009: Granted sixth year of eligibility by NCAA ... team co-captain.

2008: Honorable mention All-Big Ten by coaches and media ... started all 12 games ... ranked tied for 10th in Big Ten with two forced fumbles and 11th with average of 6.9 tackles per game ... shared team lead with two interceptions (also Dwight Mclean), two forced fumbles (also Frank Duong and Ryan Kerrigan) and one fumble recovery (also nine other players) ... ranked second with 83 tackles (54 solo, 29 assists) and third with six pass break ups ... came up with nine tackles (8 solo, 1 assist), career-high two pass breakups and a forced fumble vs. Oregon on Sept. 13 ... had career-high 11 tackles (9 solo, 2 assists) at Northwestern on Oct. 18 ... recorded nine tackles (3 solo, 6 assists) and an interception at Michigan State on Nov. 8 ... recovered fumble at Iowa on Nov. 15 ... received team's Pop Doan Award - Defense (top performance against Indiana) after recording seven solo tackles, an interception and a forced fumble vs. Hoosiers on Nov. 22.

2007: Appeared in seven games ... had 17 tackles (11 solo, 6 assists), including 1.5 for loss and 1.0 sack, with two interceptions, one pass breakup and one forced fumble ... came up with interception at Toledo on Sept. 1 ... recorded four tackles (all solo) vs. Central Michigan on Sept. 15 ... had sack vs. Notre Dame on Sept. 29 ... had interception vs. Ohio State on Oct. 6 ... ruptured left Achilles tendon at Michigan on Oct. 13 and was sidelined for rest of season.

2006: Started vs. Indiana State on Sept. 2 before suffering season-ending dislocated right knee during third quarter ... had two solo tackles prior to injury.

2005: Did not play after suffering broken right fibula (lower leg) during spring season.

2004: Appeared in nine games as reserve and on special teams ... had 14 tackles (13 solo, 1 assist), including 1.0 sack, with one interception and one pass breakup ... broke up pass at Northwestern on Oct. 30 ... came up with three tackles (all solo), including sack, and interception at Iowa on Nov. 6 ... had three tackles (2 solo, 1 assist) vs. Ohio State on Nov. 13 ... recorded season-high six tackles (all solos) vs. Arizona State in Sun Bowl on Dec. 31.

High School: Ranked as No. 51 wide receiver in nation by Rivals.com ... All-Central Texas and unanimous first team all-district selection as senior after catching 79 passes for 1,841 yards (23.3 average) and 14 touchdowns ... came up with four interceptions ... played on three district championship teams ... coach was Steve Gideon.

Personal: Given name is Torri Sherrod Williams ... born Aug. 29, 1986 ... organizational leadership and supervision major ... enjoys spending time with family and friends ... father, Gerald Green, and mother, Michelle Thomas, played basketball at Lincoln University.