UTAH: Returned from an LDS Church mission in the spring of 2009 ... earned the backup job at rover during spring camp.
2006-Played in all 13 games, starting the last seven at rover linebacker ... got his first start against New Mexico when the two players ahead of him were injured and never relinquished the position ... 55 tackles ranked fifth on the team ... returned an interception 22 yards for a touchdown against UNLV ... 4.5 tackles for loss.
HIGH SCHOOL: Twice named all-league at Grandview High (Colo.) ... a two-time defensive MVP ... team captain as a senior ... also lettered in baseball ... baseball team won conference in 2004 ... academic all-state.
PERSONAL: Son of Doug and Rhonda Williams .. one brother and two sisters ... brother played football at the University of Pennsylvania ... father played football for BYU ... served an LDS mission to the West Indies from 2007-2009 ... business major ... full name is Jaysen Williams, but he goes by J.J. ... born Feb. 26, 1986.
YEAR G/GS UT AT TOT TFL INT
2006 13/7 30 25 55 4.5-9 1-22-1