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Mike Williams
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Mike Williams 1085638
Position: WR
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 225
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Vance, S.C.
High School: Lake Marion HS
Experience: 2 Letters

Bounced back in a big way from a season-ending injury in the 2015 opener, finishing his career as one of Clemson's most decorated wide receivers in history ... turned professional with one year of eligibility remaining ... in three seasons, compiled 177 receptions for 2,727 yards and 21 touchdowns in 1,871 snaps over 42 games (30 starts) in his career ... third in Clemson history in receiving touchdowns, fourth in receiving yards and fifth in receptions.

2016: Second-team All-American by Phil Steele, SB Nation and Walter Camp ... first-team All-ACC (media, coaches) ... team leader in receptions (98), receiving yards (1,361) and receiving touchdowns (11) ... second-most receptions and third-most receiving yards in a season in Clemson history ... played 706 snaps over 15 games (15 starts) ... had five 100-yard efforts ... showed he was back to full strength in return to action at Auburn, where he netted 174 yards on nine catches ... posted six catches for 61 yards and a touchdown at Georgia Tech ... posted five catches for 70 yards, including key 20-yard score in the fourth quarter of dramatic win over No. 3 Louisville ... hauled in touchdown and added a spectacular 50-yard diving catch at Boston College ... posted career-high 12 catches for 146 yards, with a touchdown, in overtime triumph against NC State ... led Tigers with seven receptions at Florida State, for a total of 70 yards ... posted six catches for 106 yards against Syracuse, with a touchdown ... posted top career game with 15 catches for 202 yards and a touchdown in one-point loss to Pittsburgh ... his 15 grabs were second-most in a game by a Tiger, following only the 16 by Sammy Watkins in the 2014 Orange Bowl against Ohio State ... the 202 yards tied Watkins for second-most in a game ... named ACC Receiver-of-the-Week for his efforts ... had a touchdown catch and 58 total yards to surpass 1,000 for the season at Wake Forest ... posted six receptions for 100 yards against South Carolina, half of which went for touchdowns to tie a Clemson single-game record ... posted five catches for 57 yards in the ACC Championship win over Virginia Tech ... had six grabs for 96 yards in Fiesta Bowl win over Ohio State, and followed with eight catches and 94 yards in the National Championship win over Alabama ... caught a touchdown against the Crimson Tide and played pivotal role on final drive, jump-starting the Tigers with a leaping catch in Alabama territory.

2015: Suffered fracture in his neck after colliding with the goal post padding on Clemson’s first drive of the season, a four-yard touchdown catch ... redshirted.

2014: Biletnikoff Award Watch List member ... Second-Team All-ACC selection (media) ... Third-Team All-ACC selection (coaches) ... third-team All-ACC by College Sports Madness and Phil Steele ... had 57 receptions for a team-high 1,030 yards and six touchdowns in 749 snaps over 13 games (11 starts) ... seventh in school history in receiving yards ... seventh in the nation in yards per catch (18.07), given a minimum of 50 receptions ... first in school history in receiving yards by a sophomore ... fifth in school history in snaps by a wide receiver ... fourth in the ACC in receiving yards per game (79.2) and eighth in receptions per game (4.4) ... had three receptions for a game-high 88 yards at No. 12 Georgia on Aug. 30 ... had four receptions for 83 yards against SC State on Sept. 6 ... had two receptions for a team-high 72 yards at No. 1 Florida State on Sept. 20 ... had six receptions for 122 yards and two touchdowns against North Carolina on Sept. 27 ... had six receptions for 155 yards and two touchdowns against NC State on Oct. 4; named ACC Receiver-of-the-Week; named team offensive player-of-the-game ... had eight receptions for a game-high 128 yards at Boston College on Oct. 18; named team offensive player-of-the-game ... had five receptions for a game-high 72 yards against Syracuse on Oct. 25 ... had three receptions for 29 yards at Wake Forest on Nov. 6 ... had seven receptions for a game-high 87 yards and one touchdown against Georgia State on Nov. 22 ... had three receptions for 59 yards against South Carolina on Nov. 29 ... had a game-high nine receptions for 112 yards and one touchdown against No. 24 Oklahoma in the Russell Athletic Bowl on Dec. 29.

2013: Had 20 receptions for 316 yards and three touchdowns in 404 snaps over 13 games (three starts) ... had two receptions for 18 yards against SC State on Sept. 7 ... had a 25-yard reception at NC State on Sept. 19 ... had a 14-yard receiving touchdown against Wake Forest on Sept. 28; it was his first career start ... had two receptions for 35 yards at Syracuse on Oct. 5 ... had two receptions for 26 yards against Boston College on Oct. 12 ... had two receptions for 35 yards against No. 5 Florida State on Oct. 19 ... had three receptions for 39 yards at Virginia on Nov. 2 ... had three receptions for 45 yards and a touchdown against Georgia Tech on Nov. 14 ... had three receptions for 70 yards and a touchdown against The Citadel on Nov. 23.

Before Clemson: Rated as the No. 180 player in the nation and No. 2 player in South Carolina by 247Sports.com ... No. 199 player in the nation and No. 3 player in South Carolina by ESPN ... top-300 All-American by PrepStar ... No. 19 wide receiver in the nation by MaxPreps ... first Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas player from his high school in 12 years ... had 60 receptions for 1,395 yards and 10 touchdowns as a senior ... had 66 receptions for 1,296 yards and 11 touchdowns as a junior ... had 42 receptions as a sophomore ... Orangeburg Times & Democrat Area Player-of-the-Year ... played quarterback in limited action as a junior; passed for 354 yards and three touchdowns on just 20 completions ... played in the Offense-Defense Bowl in Houston, TX ... coached by Chris Carter at Lake Marion High School ... recruited by Marion Hobby.

Personal: Earned undergraduate degree in sociology in December 2016 ... born Oct. 4, 1994.

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