Utah scores on turnovers early, holds on 35-28 over BYU
UTAH: First-team All-Pac-12 safety is also a first-team Pac-12 All-Academic selection ... has started at free safety since his true freshman season ... has played in all 26 games in his first two seasons with 19 starts ... six career interceptions ... six career interceptions … 38” vertical jump is tied for best on team. 2015--First-team All-Pac-12 ... started all 13 games at free safety ... second in the Pac-12 and led Utah with five interceptions and 0.38 interceptions per game ... tied for 20th in the nation in total interceptions ... 10 passes defended (5 INT, 5 PBU) was tied for second on the team and ninth in the conference ... 66 tackles was third on the team ... 2.0 TFL and one fumble recovery ... 52-yard interception return against Oregon ... interception, fumble recovery and five tackles vs. California ... season-high nine tackles against USC ... seven tackles against Fresno State ... eight tackles (1.0 TFL) and pass breakup vs. Arizona ... six tackles, an interception and a tipped pass that a teammate intercepted against Colorado ... first-team Pac-12 All-Academic. 2014--Played in all 13 games with six starts at free safety ... 59 tackles was tied for fifth on the team ... one interception and two forced fumbles ... season-high 10 tackles and an interception vs. Arizona State ... nine tackles (1.0 TFL) and a forced fumble against Oregon ... six tackles with a forced fumble at Stanford ... six tackles in both the Idaho State and Colorado games.
HIGH SCHOOL: First-team all Big VIII League wide receiver ... 60 tackles and six interceptions (which he returned for 175 yards), one pass breakup and a forced fumble his senior season ... 41 receptions for 924 yards (22.54 average) and nine touchdowns in 2013 ... 216 receiving yards and two TDs as a junior ... also played basketball and competed in track and field ... 6'5" best high jump ... 4.0 GPA.
PERSONAL: Son of Sylvester and Franschell Williams ... three brothers ... enjoys fishing ... finishing prerequisites for a civil engineering major ... full name is Marcus Alan Williams ... born Sept. 8, 1996.