- Chris Williams
Chris  Williams


New Orleans, La.

High School:
O.P. Walker H.S.

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 205




With departure of Darrell Hackney, Williams is one of the signal-callers vying for starting job in 2006 ... after being redshirted as a true freshman in 2002, Williams was thrust into duty at midseason in 2003 after injury to starting QB Darrell Hackney ... started the following week at Georgia as a redshirt freshman and nearly led the Blazers to victory (16-13 UGA win) ... did not see any action in 2004 ... listed as No. 1 quarterback entering fall camp.

2005: Saw action in only three games during season (Troy, Jacksonville State and Rice ... completed all three of his pass attempts -- all in win over Rice -- for 33 yards and a touchdown ... connected on 11-yard touchdown pass to Lance Rhodes vs. the Owls.

2004: Did not see any action during the season ... served as reserve at quarterback.

2003: Played in seven games during the season, becoming the starter following Darrell Hackney's season-ending injury in the seventh game of the fall at TCU ... started the next three games (at Georgia and at home against Army and Tulane) ... also saw playing time in final two contests of season at South Florida and

Tulane, as well as brief duty in season opener at Baylor ... finished year with 607 yards passing as he connected on 37-of 90 passes with three touchdowns ... threw for season-high 181 yards in win over Army, including a 91-yard touchdown pass to freshman WR Nick Coon ... in his first collegiate start against Georgia in Athens, he nearly helped lead the Blazers to an upset victory over the nationally-ranked Bulldogs (16-13 UGA victory) ... had 47 yards rushing in contest vs. Georgia.

2002: Redshirted and did not see any action.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended O.P. Walker High School in New Orleans ... passed for 2,300 yards and 23 touchdowns as a senior at O.P. Walker High School ... also rushed for 750 yards as a senior ... was named MVP of the Louisiana North-South All-Star game ... tabbed district MVP ... also played defensive back ... coached by Frank Wilson, III.

PERSONAL: Born Nov. 5, 1984 at New Orleans, La. ... son of Annette Patterson ... major is history.