Alex Williams - Football - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#80 Alex Williams Season 2021-22


Class Junior
Height 6'6"
Weight 265
Hometown Akron, Ohio
High School Pickerington North

As a Sophomore (2020)
Did not see action

The Williams File
• Consensus three-star recruit
• Ranked among Ohio’s top 20 players as a prep senior
• Signed with Ohio State out of high school
• Posted eight tackles as defensive end for 2019 Ohio State squad that reached College Football Playoff semifinals
• Registered four tackles in win over Miami (Ohio)
• Two-way starter in high school
• Helped Pickerington North to a 10-3 record and Ohio Division I playoff appearance in 2017
• 13.5 tackles for loss, four quarterback sacks, one forced fumble as senior defensive end
• 2017 all-state honorable mention
• 2016 all-region first team
• 2017 all-metro first team
• Born and raised in Akron, Ohio
• Full name is Alexander James Williams
• Son of Dan and Jen Williams
• Four brothers: Corey, Jarred, Bear and Leak
• Enjoys trying to learn French, cooking, fitness and fashion
• Majoring in sociology