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- Sam Williamson
Sam Williamson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Greenville, Ala.

High School:
Greenville High School

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 295

Position:
Defensive Tackle

Birthdate:
01/13/1983

Experience:
3L



A versatile defensive lineman with good mobility ... Blazers have relied heavily on Williamson in the past for contribution on defensive line ... one of team's defensive leaders ... has had to battle injuries throuhgout career but is hopeful of staying healthy for his senior season ... saw backup duty as a redshirt freshman in 2002, Williamson assumed a more prominent role on the defensive front last season ... listed as a starter at defensive tackle heading into fall practice.

2004: Played in all 12 games and started 10 contests at defensive tackle ... made 30 tackles of which 12 were solo stops ... recorded five tackles for a loss ... had one sack for a loss of three yards ... recorded five pass breakups and one quarterback hurry ... had season-best six tackles in win over Houston.

2003: Played in seven games during season before leg injury in TCU game cut season short ... started four games for the Blazers (vs. South Carolina, Memphis, Cincinnati and TCU) ... finished the campaign with 35 total tackles, including 19 solo hits ... contributed two tackles for loss, two sacks, one pass breakup and on QB hurry ... recorded a season-high eight tackles at TCU ... also registered six tackles in first start at South Carolina.

2002: Saw limited action in 10 games for the Blazers on defensive line ... was in on 16 tackles (4 solos, 12 assists) ... had one