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Roger Williams
Roger Williams

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Mandeville, La.

High School:
Dennis Yarmouth (Mass.)

Last College:
Hofstra

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 188

Position:
Kicker

Birthdate:
05/12/1988

Experience:
TR

Majors:
Political Science & History


Prior To Tulane: Played two seasons at Hofstra University where he was a kicker for coach Dave Cohen...during his time with the Pride, scored 45 points after connecting on 8-of-13 field goal opportunities (.615) and converting 21-of-26 PATs (.808) and kicked off 42 times for 2,325 yards (55.4 avg.)...all of his scoring came as a red-shirt freshman in 2008 when he led the team in field goals made (8) and attempts (11), PATs made (21) and attempts (26) while finishing second on the club in points (45), kickoffs (20) and kickoff yardage (1,133...hit a school-record 54-yard field goal vs Northeastern (11/15)...scored a career-best 10 points at Maine (10/18) when he hit 20- and 42-yard field goals and nailed 4-of-5 PATs...converted a career-best six PATs in as many opportunities at Bucknell (10/11)...hit a 38-yard field goal with three seconds remaining to cap a 23-20 win over Rhode Island (11/8)...suffered a hamstring injury early as a sophomore in 2009 still finished second on the team in kickoffs (22) and kickoff yardage (1,192) despite playing in just five games...busiest day came in the season finale when he posted career highs with nine kickoffs for 500 yards.

High School: Three-year prep letterwinner, playing sophomore season at Mandeville High for coach Guy LeCompte before moving to Massachusetts and spending his final two years at Dennis Yarmouth Regional High and coach Paul Funk...earned Atlantic Coast League All-Star honors as a junior and senior...set school record with a 41-yard field goal as a junior and broke that mark with a 47-yard boot as a senior...also played defensive end as a senior when he averaged 1.5 sacks per game and returned a fumble 87 yards for a touchdown...named MVP of the 2006 Thanksgiving Day Classic.

Personal: Born Roger Patrick Williams on May 12, 1988, in New Orleans, La...son of Banrey Williams and Pam Egan...has one sister, Bailey...majoring in political science and history.

Williams' Career Kicking Statistics

Year GP-GS FG-FGA Pct. Long PAT/Att Avg. Points KO Yds Avg. TB
2008* 11-0 8-11 .727 54 21-26 .808 45 20 1133 56.7 0
2009* 5-0 0-2 .000 0 0-0 .000 0 22 1192 54.2 0
Career 16-0 8-13 .615 54 21-26 .808 45 42 2325 55.4 0

*Stats while at Hofstra University