Career Notes: Two-year letterman has four tackles (3 solo, 1 assist) for his career...played in 10 games...listed No. 2 on the depth chart at defensive tackle entering preseason practice.
2011: Saw action in three games as a sophomore...posted a pair of solo tackles...had one-tackle performances vs UTEP (10/15) and vs Houston (11/10)...also saw action at Rice (11/19).
2010: Played in seven games as a redshirt-freshman...finished the year with a pair of tackles (1 solo, 1 assist)...tallied first career stop with an assisted tackle in his collegiate debut at Tulsa (10/16)...added a solo tackle vs Rice (11/13).
2009: Did not play as a true freshman...redshirted the season.
High School: Two-year letterman at Cinco Ranch High for coach Don Clayton...named three-star recruit and the No. 56 weak-side defensive end in the nation by Rivals.com...tabbed the No. 134 defensive end by ESPN.com and named a two-star recruit by Rivals.com...helped the Cougars go 11-3 and win the District 17-5A championship as a senior when he posted 63 tackles (24 solo, 39 assists), six sacks for 50 yards in losses and three fumble recoveries en route to earning first-team all-district and All-Greater Houston honors...also was a finalist for the Touchdown Club of Houston Defensive Player of the Year title in 2008...named honorable-mention all-district as a junior when he had 64 stops (39-25), four sacks and a fumble recovery...also lettered once in track and field.
Personal: Born Devin J'Von Williams on June 24, 1991, in Houston, Texas...son of James, Jr. and Karen Williams...has one brother, Tomaz, and one sister, Taylor...cousins, Kenneth and Lonniel Bluntson, played football at the University of Houston and basketball at Texas A&M, respectively...majoring in sociology.