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  Tavaris Williams
Tavaris  Williams

Player Profile

Fort White, Fla.

High School:
Fort White HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 185





Utah vs. Idaho State

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

UTAH: Cornerback returns to the field after sitting out last fall with an injury … fastest on team in pro shuttle (3.85).
2015--Redshirt suffered a season-ending injury in the opener against Michigan.
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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