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Sylvester Williams
DT #92
Height:
6-2
Weight:
313
Age:
25
College:
North Carolina
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2014 PRE):

TCKL
4
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 19 12 7 2.0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 1
2013 DEN 13 4 19 12 7 2.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1

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WILLIAMS AT A GLANCE:

  • A defensive tackle who started all 45 games played during his collegiate career at the
    University of North Carolina (2011-12) and Coffeyville Community College (2009-10).
  • Named a first-team All-America and All-Atlantic Coast Conference selection following his
    senior campaign in which his six sacks tied for the conference lead among defensive tackles.
  • Started all 13 games in his first season at North Carolina in 2011 and was the recipient of
    the team’s Jeffrey Cowell Memorial Award given to the outstanding first-year player for the
    defense.
  • Opened all 20 contests at Coffeyville C.C., working his way up from a walk-on in 2009 to a
    first-team All-Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference pick in 2010.
  • Worked the night shift at Modine Manufacturing Company making radiator parts for large
    trucks before enrolling in college and pursuing a career in football.
  • Played just one season of football at Jefferson City (Mo.) High School, helping lead his team
    to a No. 12 final ranking in the state and a Freelance Football League title.
  • Selected by the Broncos in the first round (28th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft.

WILLIAMS AT A GLANCE:

  • A defensive tackle who started all 45 games played during his collegiate career at the
    University of North Carolina (2011-12) and Coffeyville Community College (2009-10).
  • Named a first-team All-America and All-Atlantic Coast Conference selection following his
    senior campaign in which his six sacks tied for the conference lead among defensive tackles.
  • Started all 13 games in his first season at North Carolina in 2011 and was the recipient of
    the team’s Jeffrey Cowell Memorial Award given to the outstanding first-year player for the
    defense.
  • Opened all 20 contests at Coffeyville C.C., working his way up from a walk-on in 2009 to a
    first-team All-Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference pick in 2010.
  • Worked the night shift at Modine Manufacturing Company making radiator parts for large
    trucks before enrolling in college and pursuing a career in football.
  • Played just one season of football at Jefferson City (Mo.) High School, helping lead his team
    to a No. 12 final ranking in the state and a Freelance Football League title.
  • Selected by the Broncos in the first round (28th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft.

2013: Williams played 12 games (4 starts) as a rookie, totaling 19 tackles with two sacks, five tackles for a loss and one fumble recovery... Made one solo tackle for a loss in his NFL debut vs. Bal. (9/5)... Made a tackle for a loss and registered a quarterback hit vs. Jac. (10/13)... Made his first NFL start vs. Ten. (12/8)... Registered his first career sack and posted a career-best five tackles vs. S.D. (12/12)... Tied for third with five tackles and led the club with three tackles for a loss at Hou. (12/22)... Recovered his first career fumble at Oak. (12/29)....Started all three postseason games, finishing with three tackles.

2012: Williams started all 12 games and totaled 42 tackles (21 solo), six sacks (40 yds.), 13.5 tackles for a loss, and six quarterback pressures to earn first-team All-America honors from Pro Football Weekly and first team All-Atlantic Coast Conference accolades from the league coaches... Tied for the most sacks in the ACC by a defensive tackle and helped anchor a Tar Heels defense that ranked fourth in the conference against the rush (142.7 ypg).

2011: Williams opened all 13 games in his first season with North Carolina and earned the team’s Jeffrey Cowell Memorial Award presented to the defense’s outstanding first-year player... Totaled a career-best 54 tackles (23 solo), 2.5 sacks (22 yds.), seven tackles for a loss, five quarterback pressures, one interception, three pass breakups and one forced fumble.

2010: Williams notched 49 tackles (17 solo), two sacks (10 yds.), 11.5 tackles for a loss, four quarterback pressures, two pass breakups and one forced fumble in his final season at Coffeyville C.C. to earn honorable mention All-America honors and first-team All-Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference recognition...Added four blocked kicks on special teams.

2009: Williams walked on at Coffeyville and ended up starting all 10 games as a freshman while racking up 39 tackles (23 solo), five sacks (17 yds.) and seven tackles for a loss to earn numerous Division-I scholarship offers.

HIGH SCHOOL: Williams played just one season of prep football at Jefferson City (Mo.) High School, making the team as a 310-pound senior and helping the school to a final ranking of No. 12 in the state and a Freelance Football League title.

PERSONAL: Williams graduated from North Carolina with a degree in communications... Grew up working on cars with his father and had a job assembling radiator parts for large trucks after high school... Sylvester Williams was born on Nov. 21, 1988, in Jefferson City, Mo.

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