2013: Played in seven games as a true freshman...posted 10 tackles (4 solo, 6 assists)...had a season-best six tackles (3 solo, 3 assists) at Syracuse (9/21)...tallied for stops (1 solo, 3 assists) at ULM (9/28)...also a key member of the special teams units.
High School: Four-year letterman at Warren Easton High for coach Tony Hull...rated a three-star recruit by ESPN.com, Rivals.com and 247Sports.com while garnering two-star status from Scout.com...received an 87 rating, ranked as the No. 54 inside linebacker in the country claimed No. 27 recruit status in the state by 247Sports.com and earned a 73 Scout Grade, rated as the No. 56 inside backer nationally and the No. 43 prospect in the state by ESPN.com...also listed as the No. 27 inside linebacker in the country and No. 21 recruit in the state by Rivals.com while listing as the No. 64 middle linebacker nationally by Scout.com and sitting No. 26 on the Times-Picayune's Nifty 50...helped lead the Eagles to a combined 17 wins with three trips to the state playoffs...claimed first-team all-district honors in each of his final two prep seasons...as a senior, named first-team all-state, all-metro recognition and 10-4A Defensive Player of the Year after posting 91 tackles, 12 tackles for loss, six pass break-ups, five sacks and an interception which he returned for a touchdown...tallied 115 tackles and 11 sacks as a junior...made an immediate impact at the varsity level, returning a kickoff 88 yards for a score as a freshman.
Personal: Born Edward James Williams, IV, on June 12, 1995, in New Orleans, La...son of Edward and Rose Williams...has one sister, Elisha...majoring in business.
Williams' Career Defensive Statistics