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#22 Chris Williams Season 2024

Position
Cornerback/Safety
Height
6'0
Weight
197
Class
Senior
Hometown
Tioga, La.
High School
Tioga HS

• 1981 Second-Round NFL Draft pick (Buffalo Bills)
• 1981 Senior Bowl participant
• 1980 First-Team All-SEC
• 1980 Second-Team All-America (Football News)
• 1979 Second-Team All-SEC

Remains the SEC and LSU career leader in interceptions with 20 … Four-year starter in the secondary for the Tigers from 1977-80 and a two-time first-team All-SEC selection during his career … Earned first-team All-SEC honors in 1978 and 1980 … Second-team All-SEC in 1979 … Named second-team All-America by Football News as a senior in 1980 … Participated in the Senior Bowl in 1981 … Selected in second round of the 1981 NFL Draft by the Buffalo Bills … In 4 seasons at LSU, intercepted 20 passes … Added 202 tackles and 6 tackles for loss … Played cornerback for the Tigers for first three years before shifting to safety as a senior … Tied school-record with 3 interceptions against Baylor in 1978 … Tied LSU single-season mark for interceptions with 8 in 1978 … Had 6 interceptions as a senior in 1980.

Chris Williams’ LSU Career Statistics

Punt Kickoff
Season Tackles TFL-Yards Int.-Yards Returns-Yards Returns-Yards
1977 30 2-11 3-11 6-152 13-214
1978 48 1-5 8-72 25-249 0
1979 30 2-4 3-0 14-92 11-304
1980 94 1-3 6-8 5-60 0
Totals 202 6-23 20-91 50-553 24-518
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