Justin Williams
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Justin  Williams

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Oceanside, Calif.

High School:
El Camino HS '13

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 212

Position:
RB

Major:
Political Science


11/18/2017

Aggies’ second-half surge leads to instant Causeway classic

UC Davis scores 26 unanswered points; running backs trio helps team post season-high total

11/15/2017

Football crosses Causeway for annual rivalry game

Join other UC Davis football fans at Athletics' pregame tailgate in Lot 7, which will begin at noon

11/11/2017

Doss sets new single-season record in home finale

Fourteen UC Davis seniors honored before the game; O’Brien becomes inaugural member of the Aggie Pride Wall during halftime ceremony

11/08/2017

Aggies host Southern Utah in home finale

Pregame ceremony will honor program's 14 seniors; halftime event will feature Ken O'Brien as he becomes the first member of the Aggie Pride Wall

11/04/2017

UC Davis rolls to 56-17 win at Idaho State

Aggies set a new Big Sky-era record for the most points scored in a game

2017: Played 11 games as starting senior… Finished with 131 carries for 607 yards and eight touchdowns, 30 receptions for 228 yards, and six kick returns for 105 yards… Recorded five or more 100+ all-purpose yard games this season… Tied for second on the team in touchdowns and points scored… Had the first two-touchdown game of his career against San Diego, finishing with 121 all-purpose yards on 14 carries for 93 yards and three receptions for 28 yards… His second two-touchdown game occurred at Idaho State, finishing with 16 rushes for 92 yards and four catches for 23 yards… Had the strongest offensive performance of his career at Sacramento State with three rushing touchdowns… Finished the afternoon with 13 carries for 86 yards and one reception, plus 2 kick returns for 42 yards… Had a career-high 168 all-purpose yards in his senior night versus Southern Utah on ten carries for 63 yards, 7 receptions for 59 yards and three kick returns for 46 yards.

2016: Ranked No. 116 in the nation in yards per kickoff return (14.3)...Saw action in nine games... Ran for 172 total yards in 12 kick returns... Longest return was for 24 yards at Montana State... Had a season-high 38 all-purpose yards also at Montana State... Averaged 14.3 yards per return and 19.3 all-purpose yards per game... Recorded one rush at Eastern Washington for two yards... Also finished with five tackles (four unassisted) on the season.

2015:
Played in five games due to injury... Carried the ball 16 times for 54 yards... Had a season-long 12-yard run against South Dakota and an 8-yard gain the following week at Hawai'i... Caught a career-best four passes for 44 yards in season-opener at Nevada... Included in the total was a 19-yard reception from QB Ben Scott that gave the Aggies a fourth-quarter first down en route to Scott's 3-yard TD run... Returned a kickoff 26 yards at UH... Returned later in the season after injury to collect a special teams tackle.

2014:
Played in all 11 games... Finished with 23 carries for 110 yards... Scored on a 16-yard run early in the fourth quarter at Colorado State... Season-long 19-yard run also came against the Rams... Had catches at Stanford and against Northern Colorado, totaling 15 yards... Returned six kicks for 88 yards, including a 30-yarder against Montana State.. Also had seven tackles (3 solo) on the season... Had three assisted stops at Montana.

2013: Redshirted.

EL CAMINO HS '13: Received three varsity letters in football and has two more in track for El Camino HS.... Rushed for 2,345 yards in 2012, gaining a school-record 3,660 career yards... Recorded 24 TD's in 2012... Named to all-section squad... Posted 723 rushing yards with 9 TD's as a junior, adding 10 sacks from his linebacker position... Gained a school-record 327 yards and collected a trio of touchdowns for Wildcats in their 35-10 win over Vista HS last October... CIF Player of the Year candidate... Earned all-league defensive honors as a sophomore and was first-team as a junior... Also All-North County second-team selection in 2010 and his team's defensive MVP... President of his school's chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Club.

PERSONAL: Born in Encinitas, Calif.... Parents are Thadius and Rachel Williams... Sports hero is late Chicago Bears running back Walter Payton... Best personal accomplishment was earning a spot on the varsity as only a sophomore.

Year GP Att Yds Avg. Long TD Rec Yds TD Long
2014 11 23 110 4.8 19 1 2 15 0 9
2015 5 16 54 3.4 12 0 5 47 0 19
2016 10 1 2 2.0 2 0 0 0 0 0
2017 11 131 607 4.6 8 71 30 228 0 50
Totals 34 171 773 4.5 9 71 37 290 0 50