MEET: BALL STATE WR JORDAN WILLIAMS
May 20, 2014HOOSIER SPORTS 365
#8 -- Jordan Williams
Jr./Jr. • WR • 6-2 • 216
North Central H.S.
** 2013 All-Mid-American Conference Third Team **
** MAC West Division Offensive Player of the Week (10/26/13) **
** 2013 Fred Biletnikoff Award Watch List **
2013 (So.): Played in 13 games . . . started nine games, including the season finale vs. Arkansas State in the GoDaddy Bowl . . . first career start at North Texas . . . four 100-yard receiving games . . . ranked 22nd in the country with 10 touchdown catches and 34th in the final NCAA statistics with 1,050 receiving yards . . . ranked 45th in the nation with 80.8 receiving yards per game and 46th in the country with 5.5 receptions per game . . . six receptions for 64 receiving yards and first career touchdown reception vs. Illinois State . . . first career TD catch vs. Illinois State was a 16-yard reception from Keith Wenning in the closing seconds of the second quarter . . . four catches for 105 yards and career high two touchdowns at Eastern Michigan . . . nine catches for 159 yards with one touchdown at Virginia . . . seven catches for 83 yards with one TD vs. Kent State . . . career high 12 catches for 124 yards at Akron . . . tied career high with two TD catches at Akron and vs. Miami University . . . five catches for career high 161 yards and two scores vs. Miami University . . . one of three Ball State receivers -- first time in school history -- to tally at least 100 receiving yards in the same game with his 161 with two TDs vs. Miami University.
2012 (Fr.): Played in eight games, including the Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl St. Petersburg . . . earned first letter . . . credited with one rush for four yards at Kent State . . . credited with three tackles vs. Ohio and one at Toledo.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned two letters in football for Coach Keith Shelton at North Central . . . helped team to 5-5 record as a senior . . . all-conference, all-county and all-region as a senior . . . managed 28 receptions for 398 yards and four touchdowns as a senior . . . also rushed 20 times for 120 yards in final season . . . tallied 70 catches for 1,153 yards and 12 TDs in career . . . rushed 32 times for 211 yards in career . . . also competed in basketball and track and field.
PERSONAL: Son of Warren and Cecelia Williams . . . three brothers and one sister . . . managed a 3.2 grade-point average on the school's 4.0 scale last fall . . . born May 9, 1994, in Chicago, Ill. . . . full name is Jordan N. Williams.