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  Tavaris Williams
Tavaris  Williams

Player Profile

Fort White, Fla.

High School:
Fort White HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 180





Utah vs. Idaho State

Utah took on Idaho State to open the 2014 football season.

UTAH: Looking for playing time at cornerback … also contributes on special teams.

2014–Appeared in six games, mainly on special teams … checked in at cornerback in two games (Idaho State and Fresno State) … four season tackles and a pass breakup … two tackles in season opener against Idaho State … one tackle and a pass breakup vs. Fresno State … lettered as a true freshman.

HIGH SCHOOL: Two-way player for Fort White High (Fla.) … Associated Press 4A first-team all-state running back his senior season … had 3,583 career all-purpose yards, including 2,897 rushing, 162 receiving and 524 on kickoff returns … averaged 72.4 yards a game rushing (8.4 average) and had 27 rushing touchdowns in his career … his senior season, he rushed 184 times for a school-record 1,819 yards (9.89 average) and 21 touchdowns … had five games over 255 yards, with a season-best 374 yards and four touchdowns in win over Tallahassee HS … also played cornerback, where his career totals were 88 tackles and six pass breakups … led Fort White High to its first district title ever in 2013 by rushing for 276 yards on 35 carries and scoring four touchdowns against Taylor County … lettered four years in football and three years in track and field, participating in the 100 and 200 meters and the long jump.

PERSONAL: Guardians are Jerry and Susan Roach … two brothers and two sisters … has not declared a major … full name is Tavaris (pronounced ta-varr-is) James Williams … born June 9, 1995.

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