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D.J. Williams

Position Defensive Tackle
Height 6'5''
Weight 312 lbs.
Class Sophomore
Hometown Lufkin, Texas
High School Lufkin HS

Career Honors: 2014: KU George Mrkonic Award winner for the Show Team Defensive Player of the Year.

2016 (So.): Rhode Island: Did not see any game action.
2015 (RFr.): Played in eight games, including seven straight to end the season… Made 11 tackles, registered 1.5 sacks and stripped a ball carrier for a fumble… Made a career-high three tackles against Oklahoma State… Registered 1.0 sack at Texas… Iowa State: Saw the first action of his career and recorded a tackle… Baylor: Did not play… Texas Tech: Saw the first extended playing time of his career and made one tackle, while assisting on a sack… at Oklahoma State: Procured a career-high three tackles… Oklahoma: Turned in two tackles… at Texas: Turned in two tackles, highlighted by a strip-sack against the Longhorns… at TCU: Made one tackle… West Virginia: Saw time, but did not record any statistics… K-State: Assisted on one tackle.  
2014 (Fr.): Redshirted his first season at Kansas.   
High School: Earned a three-star rating from Rivals.com, ESPN.com and Scout.com… Rivals.com ranked him the 38th-best defensive tackle in the nation and the 78th-best player in the state of Texas… Ranked the 58th-best defensive tackle in the nation and the 96th-best player in Texas by ESPN.com… Earned 14-5A All-District honors by the Houston Chronicle… Played for head coach Todd Quick at LHS.
Personal: Son of Temikia and Demiesha Williams… Signed with Kansas over offers from Miami (Florida), Missouri and Oklahoma… Majoring in communications.