Tanner Price threw for three TDs and ran for another to help Deacs to 28-13 victory.
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.
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.