Hunter Williams
Hunter  Williams

RS Senior

Wake Forest, NC

High School:
Wake Forest-Rolesville

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 220





Wake Forest Lands 201 on 2015-16 ACC Academic Honor Roll

Eighteen more Demon Deacons were recognized than a year ago (183).


Three Deacons Earn ACC Football All-Academic Honors

Janvion, Williams, Wolford all repeat selections


Deacs Fall to Duke in Season Finale, 27-21

Wake Forest cut a 17-point deficit down to six points, but the Blue Devils recovered an onside kick to seal the win.


Deacs Force Four Turnovers in Loss to No. 1 Clemson

Wake Forest recorded three interceptions and a fumble recovery, but Clemson took advantage of a 20-0 first-quarter lead en route to a 33-13 win.


Williams Named a Semifinalist for Burlsworth Trophy

Hunter Williams is one of 10 semifinalists for the award, given annually to the most outstanding football player in America who began his career as a walk-on.


Hunter Williams - Weekly Press Conference - Nov. 24

Hunter Williams met with the media as part of the weekly press conference on Nov. 24.


Hunter Williams - Weekly Press Conference - Nov. 17

Hunter Williams met with the media as part of the weekly press conference on Nov. 17.


Hunter Williams - Weekly Press Conference - Oct. 27

Hunter Williams met with the media as part of the weekly press conference on Oct. 27.


Hunter Williams - Weekly Press Conference - Sept. 22

Hunter Williams met with the media during the weekly press conference on Sept. 22.


Wake Forest at Clemson

The top-ranked Clemson Tigers defeated the Demon Deacons, 33-13, on Nov. 21.


Wake Forest Vs. Louisville

The Wake Forest football team took on Louisville under the lights on Oct. 30, 2015 at BB&T Field.


Wake Forest Vs. NC State

The Wake Forest football team faces in-state foe NC State at BB&T Field on Oct. 24, 2015.


Wake Forest vs. Indiana

Wake Forest takes on Indiana in its annual Homecoming game at BB&T Field.


Wake Forest vs. Elon

Check out the photo gallery from the Wake Forest football season-opener against Elon at BB&T Field.

2014 (Redshirt Junior)
Served as team captain in 2014 and re-elected for 2015 ... Finished tied for seventh in the ACC in fumbles recovered with 0.17 per game ... Named CoSIDA Academic All-District ... Named to the ACC All-Academic Team ... Nominee for the Burlsworth Trophy which goes to the nation's best walk-on player ... Was sixth on the team with 60 tackles ... Fifth on the club in tackles for loss with 7.5 ... Member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Notched a career-high 10 tackles at Florida State ... Also recorded nine stops vs. ULM and Clemson ... Picked up four tackles for loss plus a sack vs. the Seminoles ... Raced 32 yards with an interception at Utah State that led to a Deacon touchdown ... Had five tackles, two tackles for loss, a pass break-up and a forced fumble in a win over Virginia Tech ... Has made 20 career starts.

2013 (Sophomore)
Had a breakout season, playing in 11 games with nine starts at outside linebacker ... Entered the starting lineup in Week 4, replacing the injured Steve Donatell ... Finished the year with 39 tackles, including 18 solo, 2.5 tackles for loss and a half-sack ... Added two quarterback hurries and two fumble recoveries ... Came off the bench and made six tackles, including his first career tackle for loss vs. ULM (Sept. 14) ... Made his first career start at Army (Sept. 21) and came up big on defense, finishing with eight tackles and two fumble recoveries ... Started and turned in three tackles, including a half-sack, and a QB hurry vs. NC State (Oct. 5) ... Had four tackles, including three solo stops, at Miami (Oct. 26) ... Turned in three tackles, including two solo and a half-tackle for loss, at Syracuse (Nov. 2) ... Made two tackles vs. No. 3 Florida State (Nov. 9) ... Had three tackles, including a half-tackle for loss, vs. Duke (Nov. 23) ... Made four tackles at Vanderbilt (Nov. 30).

2012 (Redshirt Freshman)
Played in two games off the bench as a reserve linebacker and special teams performer ... Earned his first varsity letter ... Made his collegiate debut at NC State (Nov. 10) ... Also saw action at Notre Dame (Nov. 17).

2011 (True Freshman)
Redshirted the season after joining the team as a walk-on during the preseason ... Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

High School
A 2011 graduate of Wake Forest-Rolesville High School in Wake Forest, N.C. ... Earned All-Cap 7 honors ... Helped WF-R go 14-2 in 2010 and reach the 4-2A championship game of the state playoffs ... In 2009, the Cougars went 14-1 and advanced to the state semifinals ... Finished his junior season with 141 tackles ... Played for head coach Reggie Lucas ... Prep teammate of current Deacon offensive lineman Dylan Intemann.

Majoring in finance with a minor in political science ... Son of Joel and Christine Williams ... Born July 14, 1993.

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