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Jalen Williams
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Jalen Williams 2071355
Position: LB
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 210
Year: Junior
Hometown: Columbia, S.C.
High School: Blythewood HS
Experience: 2 Letters

Junior who enrolled in January 2015 ... versatile member of the Tiger linebacker corps ... has 57 tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss, three sacks, three quarterback pressures, an interception for 12 yards, five pass breakups and a caused fumble in 492 snaps over 37 games (one start) in his career.

2017: Had 18 tackles, two tackles for loss, a sack, two quarterback pressures, three pass breakups and a caused fumble in 193 snaps over 12 games ... had six tackles and a tackle for loss in 24 snaps against Kent State on Sept. 2 ... had a tackle and two pass breakups in 19 snaps at No. 14 Louisville on Sept. 16; named team co-special teams player-of-the-game ... had four tackles and a pass breakup in 26 snaps against Boston College on Sept. 23 ... had four tackles, a sack and caused fumble in 39 snaps against The Citadel on Nov. 18.

2016: Had 24 tackles and two pass breakups in 214 snaps over 10 games (one start) ... appeared in 34 snaps at Auburn, with two tackles ... recorded first career interception in win over Troy, while also posting six tackles ... made first career start against SC State, with five tackles in 39 snaps ... suffered sprained knee in only snap at Georgia Tech and missed the next three games ... returned against Florida State, logging eight snaps ... knocked down a pass in five snaps against Pittsburgh ... had a tackle in 11 snaps against South Carolina ... forced into action against Virginia Tech when Dorian O'Daniel was ejected for targeting on the seventh snap of the game ... amassed seven tackles, including one for loss, with a pass breakup in 56 snaps.

2015: Had 15 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss and two sacks in 85 snaps over 15 games ... five of his tackles came on special teams ... posted three tackles in 23 snaps against Appalachian State ... notched first career sack at Miami and played 20 snaps against the Hurricanes ... posted a special teams tackle at NC State ... played over 30 snaps in win over Wake Forest, contributing six tackles, including 1.5 for loss.

Before Clemson: Originally signed with Clemson in 2014 ... No. 29 player in South Carolina by ESPN ... No. 34 player in South Carolina by 247Sports.com ... MVP of the victorious North team in the North-South All-Star game; he had six tackles ... had 186 tackles, 18 tackles for loss, one interception, six caused fumbles and six recovered fumbles in his career ... coached by Dan Morgan ... recruited by Brent Venables.

Personal: Graduated Dec. 21, 2017 with a degree in psychology ... born June 4, 1996.

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