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Position
Running Back
Height
5'9
Weight
200
Class
Junior
Hometown
Houston, Texas
High School
The Kinkaid School
Experience
2L

2021 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2020 SEC Academic Honor Roll

Former walk-on to the team that has since earned a scholarship … Enters fourth year with the Tigers in 2022 … Has worked his way from a scout team player to seeing significant playing time as part of LSU’s running back rotation … Joined the team as a walk-on in 2019 and was awarded a scholarship after preseason camp in 2020 …Turned down offers to some smaller Division I schools to attend LSU, a team that he was a huge fan of growing up … Has proven to be a dependable back, both running the ball or in pass protection … Equally as accomplished in the classroom, twice earning SEC Academic Honor Roll honors in 2020 and 2021 … Maintains a 3.5 grade point average in business … Has appeared in 23 career games … 195 career rushing yards on 45 carries.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2021)
Played all 13 games, seeing action at running back and on special teams … Rushed 23 times for 107 yards … Caught 5 passes for 11 yards … Had best game of season against Kansas State in the Texas Bowl, rushing for 32 yards on 7 carries … Had a long run of 11 yards vs. Kansas State … Had 24 yard run on third-and-4 late in the fourth quarter against Florida that setup LSU’s game-winning touchdown … Carried 4 times for 16 yards in win over McNeese.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2020)
Played in all 10 games, seeing action at running back and kickoff returns … Rushed for 88 yards on 22 carries … Led LSU in rushing in the season-finale victory over Ole Miss with 55 yards on 12 carries … Had 30 yards on eight carries in win over Vanderbilt … Returned two kickoffs for 37 yards, including a long of 28 yards, against Ole Miss.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2019)
Member of the scout team during LSU’s national championship season … Did not see any game action.

Josh Williams’ Career Highs
Rushing attempts: 12 vs. Ole Miss, 2020
Rushing yards: 55 vs. Ole Miss, 2020
Rushing TDs: 0
Long rush: 30 vs. Ole Miss, 2020

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