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Brandon Williams
DT #98
Height:
6-1
Weight:
340
Age:
28
College:
Missouri Southern State
Hometown:
St. Louis, MO
Experience:
5

Quick Stats (2017):

TCKL
4
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 160 97 63 4.5 0 3 0 0 -- 0 0 3 2
2017 BAL 2 2 4 1 3 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2016 BAL 16 16 51 34 17 1.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2015 BAL 16 16 53 35 18 2.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2014 BAL 16 14 46 24 22 0.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 2 1
2013 BAL 7 0 6 3 3 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @CIN W 20-0 1 0 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 CLE W 24-10 3 1 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Key Transactions

  • Re-signed (UFA) with the Ravens on 3/13/17
  • Selected by the Ravens in the third round (94th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft

Career Highlights

  • In 2016, anchored the leauge’s fifth-ranked rush defense (89.4 ypg), recording 51 tackles (34 solo), 1 sack and 1 PD...Williams’ 51 total tackles ranked third most among NFL nose tackles
  • Produced a career-high 8 tackles (5 solo), including 2 TFL and 1 sack at NYJ (10/23/16)...Also blocked a FG for the first time in his career with 3:09 remaining in the fourth quarter
  • In 2015, Williams set career highs in tackles (53), solo stops (35), sacks (2) and PD (2), adding 1 FF, for the NFL’s eighth-ranked defense (337.4 ypg), which finished No. 2 overall (291.1 ypg) and No. 1 vs. the pass (183.3 ypg) over the season’s final eight games
  • In 2015, Williams, Jurrell Casey, Kawann Short & Ndamukong Suh were the NFL’s only DTs with at least 30 solo tackles, 2 sacks & 2 PD on the season
  • Registered a career-high 8 tackles for a defense that held the Bengals to 86 rushing yards (2.8 avg.) on 9/27/15
  • Recorded his first-career sack (-5 yards) at Pit. (10/20/13) and his first-career tackle at Mia. (10/6/13)
  • Posted a FR, which later led to a Ravens’ TD, in his NFL debut at Buf. (9/29/13)

Personal

  • Brandon and wife, Alyssa, have two sons, Ryder (5) and Nash (1)
  • Is a talented singer who enjoys listening to and singing all types of music
  • Is capable of walking on his hands
  • Considered one of the team’s best singers and dancers, particularly known for his “Carlton Dance”

Season Recaps

2016:(Batimore Ravens - 16/16)

  • Recorded 51 tackles (34 solo), 1 sack and 1 PD for a defense that allowed the NFL’s fifth-fewest rushing yards (89.4 ypg) and was the league’s seventh-ranked unit (322.1 ypg)...Baltimore is one of three teams (Den. & Sea.) to rank in the NFL’s Top 10 in total defense each of the past three seasons
  • Williams’ 51 total tackles ranked third most among NFL nose tackles in 2016
  • Posted a career-high-tying 6 solo tackles in the 27-26 victory vs. Phi. (12/18)
  • Registered 4 tackles (3 solo), including 1 TFL at NE (12/12)
  • Played in his 50th-career game and recorded 4 tackles in the 19-14 victory vs. Cin. (11/27)
  • Matched his career high of 8 tackles at Dal. (11/20)
  • Posted 2 tackles and 1 PD, which led to a DT Timmy Jernigan INT, in the 21-14 victory vs. Pit. (11/6)...Part of a defensive unit that allowed just 277 total yards, including 36 rushing
  • Tied a career high with 8 tackles, posting 5 solo stops and 1 sack at NYJ (10/23)...Also blocked a FG with 3:09 remaining to keep the Ravens within one scoring possession
  • Posted 3 solo tackles as part of a defense that held the Giants to 38 rushing yards at NYG (10/16)
  • Recorded 4 tackles (3 solo) for a unit that limited the Jaguars to 216 yards of total offense in the 19-17 win at Jax. (9/25)

2015:(Baltimore Ravens - 16/16)

  • Established career highs in tackles (53), solo stops (35), sacks (2) and PD (2), adding 1 FF, for the NFL’s eighth-ranked defense (337.4 ypg)
  • Ravens finished No. 2 overall (291.1 ypg) and No. 1 vs. the pass (183.3 ypg) over the season’s final eight games Williams, Jurrell Casey, Kawann Short & Ndamukong Suh were the NFL’s only DTs with at least 30 solo tackles, 2 sacks & 2 PD on the season
  • Recorded 2 stops for a unit that snapped the Steelers’ streak of six-straight 30-point performances in the 20-17 victory vs. Pit. (12/27)
  • Tallied 4 stops (2 for loss), helping limit the Chiefs to 277 total net yards vs. KC (12/20)
  • Notched 2 tackles for a defense that allowed a season-low 8 first downs at Mia. (12/6)
  • Forced a RB Todd Gurley fourth-quarter fumble and led Baltimore’s D-linemen with 7 tackles (3 solo) for a unit that allowed a season-low 213 total net yards in the 16-13 victory vs. STL (11/22)
  • Logged 3 solo stops and 1 sack (-10 yards) for a defense that held the Jaguars to 258 total yards vs. Jax. (11/15)
  • Registered 1 sack and 3 tackles (all solo) vs. Cle. (10/11)
  • Recorded a career-high 8 tackles vs. Cin. (9/27)
  • Tallied 7 tackles (6 solo) for a defense that did not allow a TD and held the Broncos to 69 rushing yards at Den. (9/13)

2014:(Baltimore Ravens - 16/14, 2/2)

  • Posted 48 tackles (25 solo), a half-sack, a career-high 2 FFs and 1 FR for a defense that allowed the NFL’s sixth-fewest points per game (18.9) in 2014
  • Started both postseason games, totaling 7 tackles (5 solo) and 1 sack for a defense that produced 7 sacks and allowed just 82 rushing yards
  • Posted 5 tackles and a half-sack for a defense that held the Buccaneers to 87 rushing yards at TB (10/12)
  • Started his first-career game and posted 2 tackles for a defense that held the Bengals to 29% (4-of-14) vs. Cin. (9/7)

2013:(Baltimore Ravens - 7/0))

  • Produced 6 tackles, 1 sack and 1 FR in his rookie year
  • Recorded his first-career sack (-5 yards) at Pit. (10/20)
  • Recorded his first-career tackle (a TFL) for a defense that allowed 22 rushing yards (fourth fewest by an opponent in franchise history) at Mia. (10/6)
  • Recorded his first-career FR in his NFL debut at Buf. (9/29)...Missed the first three contests due to injury (toe)...Started his first-career game and posted 2 tackles for a defense that held the Bengals to 29% (4-of-14) vs. Cin. (9/7)

College

  • Played in 42 games (30 starts) at Missouri Southern State, recording 191 tackles (87 solo), school records with 52.5 TFL (-238 yards) and 27 sacks (-166 yards), 14 PD and 6 FFs
  • Earned MIAA Defensive Player of the Year and All-America honors after posting a career-high 68 tackles (31 solo), adding team highs with 5 FFs, 16.5 TFL and 8.5 sacks
  • Received All-American, All-MIAA and All-Region first-team accolades as a junior in 2011 and was a consensus All-American selection as a sophomore in 2010...Sat out the 2009 season with a medical redshirt
  • Majored in industrial engineering

High School

  • Attended Harmony Prep (Cincinnati, OH) in 2007 after first prepping at Rockwood Summit (Fenton, MO) HS, where he earned All-State and All-Suburban South Conference first-team honors as a team captain in 2006
  • Also tabbed the league’s Defensive Player of the Year after posting 99 tackles (54 solo), 7 sacks, 2 FRs and 1 INT at DT
  • Also received first-team All-League honors in basketball and threw the discus on the track and field team

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Key Transactions

  • Re-signed (UFA) with the Ravens on 3/13/17
  • Selected by the Ravens in the third round (94th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft

Career Highlights

  • In 2016, anchored the leauge’s fifth-ranked rush defense (89.4 ypg), recording 51 tackles (34 solo), 1 sack and 1 PD...Williams’ 51 total tackles ranked third most among NFL nose tackles
  • Produced a career-high 8 tackles (5 solo), including 2 TFL and 1 sack at NYJ (10/23/16)...Also blocked a FG for the first time in his career with 3:09 remaining in the fourth quarter
  • In 2015, Williams set career highs in tackles (53), solo stops (35), sacks (2) and PD (2), adding 1 FF, for the NFL’s eighth-ranked defense (337.4 ypg), which finished No. 2 overall (291.1 ypg) and No. 1 vs. the pass (183.3 ypg) over the season’s final eight games
  • In 2015, Williams, Jurrell Casey, Kawann Short & Ndamukong Suh were the NFL’s only DTs with at least 30 solo tackles, 2 sacks & 2 PD on the season
  • Registered a career-high 8 tackles for a defense that held the Bengals to 86 rushing yards (2.8 avg.) on 9/27/15
  • Recorded his first-career sack (-5 yards) at Pit. (10/20/13) and his first-career tackle at Mia. (10/6/13)
  • Posted a FR, which later led to a Ravens’ TD, in his NFL debut at Buf. (9/29/13)

Personal

  • Brandon and wife, Alyssa, have two sons, Ryder (5) and Nash (1)
  • Is a talented singer who enjoys listening to and singing all types of music
  • Is capable of walking on his hands
  • Considered one of the team’s best singers and dancers, particularly known for his “Carlton Dance”

Season Recaps

2016:(Batimore Ravens - 16/16)

  • Recorded 51 tackles (34 solo), 1 sack and 1 PD for a defense that allowed the NFL’s fifth-fewest rushing yards (89.4 ypg) and was the league’s seventh-ranked unit (322.1 ypg)...Baltimore is one of three teams (Den. & Sea.) to rank in the NFL’s Top 10 in total defense each of the past three seasons
  • Williams’ 51 total tackles ranked third most among NFL nose tackles in 2016
  • Posted a career-high-tying 6 solo tackles in the 27-26 victory vs. Phi. (12/18)
  • Registered 4 tackles (3 solo), including 1 TFL at NE (12/12)
  • Played in his 50th-career game and recorded 4 tackles in the 19-14 victory vs. Cin. (11/27)
  • Matched his career high of 8 tackles at Dal. (11/20)
  • Posted 2 tackles and 1 PD, which led to a DT Timmy Jernigan INT, in the 21-14 victory vs. Pit. (11/6)...Part of a defensive unit that allowed just 277 total yards, including 36 rushing
  • Tied a career high with 8 tackles, posting 5 solo stops and 1 sack at NYJ (10/23)...Also blocked a FG with 3:09 remaining to keep the Ravens within one scoring possession
  • Posted 3 solo tackles as part of a defense that held the Giants to 38 rushing yards at NYG (10/16)
  • Recorded 4 tackles (3 solo) for a unit that limited the Jaguars to 216 yards of total offense in the 19-17 win at Jax. (9/25)

2015:(Baltimore Ravens - 16/16)

  • Established career highs in tackles (53), solo stops (35), sacks (2) and PD (2), adding 1 FF, for the NFL’s eighth-ranked defense (337.4 ypg)
  • Ravens finished No. 2 overall (291.1 ypg) and No. 1 vs. the pass (183.3 ypg) over the season’s final eight games Williams, Jurrell Casey, Kawann Short & Ndamukong Suh were the NFL’s only DTs with at least 30 solo tackles, 2 sacks & 2 PD on the season
  • Recorded 2 stops for a unit that snapped the Steelers’ streak of six-straight 30-point performances in the 20-17 victory vs. Pit. (12/27)
  • Tallied 4 stops (2 for loss), helping limit the Chiefs to 277 total net yards vs. KC (12/20)
  • Notched 2 tackles for a defense that allowed a season-low 8 first downs at Mia. (12/6)
  • Forced a RB Todd Gurley fourth-quarter fumble and led Baltimore’s D-linemen with 7 tackles (3 solo) for a unit that allowed a season-low 213 total net yards in the 16-13 victory vs. STL (11/22)
  • Logged 3 solo stops and 1 sack (-10 yards) for a defense that held the Jaguars to 258 total yards vs. Jax. (11/15)
  • Registered 1 sack and 3 tackles (all solo) vs. Cle. (10/11)
  • Recorded a career-high 8 tackles vs. Cin. (9/27)
  • Tallied 7 tackles (6 solo) for a defense that did not allow a TD and held the Broncos to 69 rushing yards at Den. (9/13)

2014:(Baltimore Ravens - 16/14, 2/2)

  • Posted 48 tackles (25 solo), a half-sack, a career-high 2 FFs and 1 FR for a defense that allowed the NFL’s sixth-fewest points per game (18.9) in 2014
  • Started both postseason games, totaling 7 tackles (5 solo) and 1 sack for a defense that produced 7 sacks and allowed just 82 rushing yards
  • Posted 5 tackles and a half-sack for a defense that held the Buccaneers to 87 rushing yards at TB (10/12)
  • Started his first-career game and posted 2 tackles for a defense that held the Bengals to 29% (4-of-14) vs. Cin. (9/7)

2013:(Baltimore Ravens - 7/0))

  • Produced 6 tackles, 1 sack and 1 FR in his rookie year
  • Recorded his first-career sack (-5 yards) at Pit. (10/20)
  • Recorded his first-career tackle (a TFL) for a defense that allowed 22 rushing yards (fourth fewest by an opponent in franchise history) at Mia. (10/6)
  • Recorded his first-career FR in his NFL debut at Buf. (9/29)...Missed the first three contests due to injury (toe)...Started his first-career game and posted 2 tackles for a defense that held the Bengals to 29% (4-of-14) vs. Cin. (9/7)

College

  • Played in 42 games (30 starts) at Missouri Southern State, recording 191 tackles (87 solo), school records with 52.5 TFL (-238 yards) and 27 sacks (-166 yards), 14 PD and 6 FFs
  • Earned MIAA Defensive Player of the Year and All-America honors after posting a career-high 68 tackles (31 solo), adding team highs with 5 FFs, 16.5 TFL and 8.5 sacks
  • Received All-American, All-MIAA and All-Region first-team accolades as a junior in 2011 and was a consensus All-American selection as a sophomore in 2010...Sat out the 2009 season with a medical redshirt
  • Majored in industrial engineering

High School

  • Attended Harmony Prep (Cincinnati, OH) in 2007 after first prepping at Rockwood Summit (Fenton, MO) HS, where he earned All-State and All-Suburban South Conference first-team honors as a team captain in 2006
  • Also tabbed the league’s Defensive Player of the Year after posting 99 tackles (54 solo), 7 sacks, 2 FRs and 1 INT at DT
  • Also received first-team All-League honors in basketball and threw the discus on the track and field team
 

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