Position
Sprints
Height
5'9
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Houma, La.
Major
Sport Administration
High School
H.L. Bourgeois HS

Event: 400M (IN: 46.08; OUT: 45.61)

8-time All-American
SEC Champion
2-time All-SEC

CAREER CAPSULE
An eight-time All-American during his four-year career with the Tigers from 2010-13 … Earned seven All-America honors as a member of LSU’s 4×400-meter relay team during his collegiate career … A member of LSU’s mile relay team that earned All-America honors outdoors with a second-place finish in 2011, third-place finish in 2012 and fourth-place finish in 2013 at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships … Clocked a career-best split of 44.53 seconds on the third leg of the foursome that posted the second-fastest time in program history at 3 minutes, 1.07 seconds in the national final at the 2011 NCAA Outdoor Championships during his sophomore year … Ran on All-American relay teams that finished in third place in 2010 and 2012, fifth place in 2013 and eighth place in 2011 at the NCAA Indoor Championships … Won an SEC championship as a member of LSU’s mile relay team at the 2012 SEC Indoor Championships … An All-American in the 400-meter dash during the indoor season of his junior year in 2012 … Earned a fifth-place finish in the national final at the 2012 NCAA Indoor Championships held in Nampa, Idaho … Ended his career ranked No. 5 indoors with a PR of 46.08 and No. 9 outdoors with a PR of 45.61 on LSU’s all-time performance list in the 400 meters.

2013
Ended his collegiate career with a pair of All-America honors as a leader of LSU’s 4×400-meter relay team in 2013 … Anchored the Tigers to a strong fourth-place finish in the 4×400-meter relay final at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships held in Eugene, Ore. … Split 46.90 on the anchor to lead the Tigers to fourth place with a time of 3:04.62 in his final race as a collegiate athlete … Ran the second leg on the team that clocked a seasonal best of 3:04.08 for the fourth-fastest time in the semifinal round at the NCAA Outdoor Championships … Split 46.71 on the second leg of LSU’s foursome that took fourth place in the national quarterfinal with a time of 3:06.29 at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds held in Greensboro, N.C. … Ran second leg on the team that scored four points with a fifth-place finish at the SEC Outdoor Championships in Columbia, Mo. … Raced to the finish line in 3:05.96 in the conference final during the outdoor season … Anchored the Tigers to the win at the Battle on the Bayou with a time of 3:06.16 … Also anchored the Tigers to a fourth-place finish at the 86th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays with a season-opening time of 3:05.27 … Earned All-America honors during the indoor season while running the second leg of LSU’s mile relay team at the NCAA Indoor Championships in the event held in Fayetteville, Ark. … Split a team-leading 46.21 seconds on the team that clocked a seasonal-best time of 3:07.31 in the national final at the NCAA Indoor Championships … Led off the Tigers with a 46.81-second split en route to a bronze-medal-winning third-place finish at the SEC Indoor Championship with a time of 3:07.89 … Ran the second leg on the foursome that clocked 3:07.41 for second place at Notre Dame’s Alex Wilson Invitational to earn a berth in the NCAA Indoor Championships … Also competed in the 400-meter dash during his final indoor season with the Tigers in 2013 … Scored three points for the Tigers with a sixth-place finish in the 400-meter dash at the SEC Indoor Championships, clocking 47.28 in the conference final … Advanced to the 400-meter final at the SEC Indoor Championships after running a seasonal best of 46.73 for sixth place in the qualifying round … Opened the season by running 46.98 for second place in the 400 meters at the Texas A&M Triangular meet in College Station … Placed third in the event at the Razorback Invitational with a time of 47.01 … Clocked 47.07 for fourth at the Tyson Invitational … Also ran the 400-meter dash during both the Alex Wilson Invitational (48.46) and Armory Collegiate Invitational (48.99) during the 2013 indoor season.

2012
Earned his first career All-America honor in the 400-meter dash during the 2012 indoor season … Emerged as one of the nation’s elite 400-meter sprinters with his performance at the NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships held in Nampa, Idaho … Posted an indoor seasonal-best time of 46.19 to advance to his first career national final in the 400 meters with the fifth-fastest time of the preliminary round … Reached All-America status with a fifth-place finish in the final after clocking 46.29 at the NCAA Indoor Championships … Also anchored the Tigers to an SEC Indoor title and All-America honors in the 4×400-meter relay … Split 46.33 on the anchor leg of the team that claimed the NCAA Indoor bronze medal with a time of 3 minutes, 5.80 seconds in the national final … Also anchored the Tigers to a gold medal at the SEC Indoor Championships with a run of 3:06.48 at the conference meet … Was the SEC Indoor bronze medalist in the 400-meter dash after running 46.42 for third place in the conference final … Clocked 46.48 in the qualifying round at the SEC Indoor meet … Won back-to-back 400-meter titles at the Crimson Tide Indoor Opener (47.38) and Texas A&M Dual Meet (46.60) to open the indoor season … Took third place in the event at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational (47.28) … Was the fourth-place finisher in the 400-meter final at the Razorback Invitational (46.84) … Placed fifth in the event at the Tyson Invitational (46.31) … Ran a 45.98-second split on the anchor leg of the relay team that ran the eighth-fastest time in school history at 3:05.41 for a seasonal-best in winning the Tyson Invitational … Posted a seasonal-best split of 45.77 on the anchor of LSU’s relay team that finished runner-up at the Razorback Invitational with a time of 3:06.11 … Performance was limited during the outdoor season after suffering a hamstring injury while running the third leg of LSU’s 4×100-meter relay team at the LSU Alumni Gold meet … Clocked a seasonal-best time of 45.79 in his first 400-meter race of the outdoor season while taking third place at the Battle on the Bayou … Finished in 35th place in the first round of qualifying in the 400 meters with a run of 47.34 at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds … Placed sixth in his only 200-meter race of the season with a 21.14 clocking at the Arizona State Tri-Meet.

2011
Took his performance to another level as a sophomore in 2011 as one of the premier 400-meter runners in the Southeastern Conference … Competed in the open quarter at the NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships for the second-straight season … Nearly earned his first All-America honor in the event with a 12th-place finish nationally after clocking 46.79 in the preliminary round in College Station, Texas … Took home his second career All-America honor as a member of LSU’s 4×400-meter relay team while running anchor on LSU’s foursome that finished in eighth place at the NCAA Indoor Championships with a time of 3 minutes, 8.01 seconds … Advanced to the national quarterfinals in the 400-meter dash during the outdoor season, finishing in 17th place overall at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in Bloomington, Ind., after running 47.10 … Rebounded with his effort in the 4×400-meter relay at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in Des Moines, Iowa … Clocked a career-best 44.53-second split while running the third leg on LSU’s relay team that finished as the NCAA runner-up during the outdoor season … Teamed with Robert Simmons, Ade Alleyne-Forte and Riker Hylton to run the second-fastest relay time in program history with a 3:01.07 clocking to finish behind only Texas A&M (3:00.62) for the national title … Ranks behind only LSU’s collegiate-record time of 2:59.59 set at the 2005 NCAA Outdoor Championships on the school’s all-time performance list in the mile relay … Earned sixth-place finishes in the 400-meter dash at the SEC Championships during both the indoor and outdoor seasons … Recorded an indoor personal best of 46.08 seconds in the conference final to score three points for the Tigers at the SEC Indoor Championships … Nearly anchored the team to All-SEC honors in the mile relay during the indoor season as the Tigers placed third at the SEC Indoor Championships with an NCAA automatic qualifying time of 3:05.61 in the final … Followed with a sixth-place finish in the 400-meter dash at the SEC Outdoor Championships after running 46.84 in the final heat … Opened the outdoor season by running a lifetime PR of 45.61 in a fourth-place finish at the LSU Invitational … Wrapped up the 2011 season ranked No. 5 indoors and No. 9 outdoors on LSU’s all-time performance list in the 400 meters … Anchored LSU’s 4×400 relay to a third-place finish at the Texas Relays with the No. 9-ranked time in program history at 3:02.23 … Also ran the third leg on the relay that finished runner-up at the Penn Relays (3:02.33) … Ran 46.65 in his indoor opener at the Tyson Invitational to take fifth place.

2010
A standout 400-meter runner for the Tigers during his freshman campaign … Anchored the Tigers to an All-American third-place finish in the 4×400-meter relay at the NCAA Indoor Championships in Fayetteville, Ark., clocking an indoor seasonal best of 3:05.65 in the national final … Also earned all-conference honors indoors as a member of LSU’s mile relay team … Anchored the Tigers to a runner-up finish at the SEC Indoor meet with an NCAA automatic qualifying time of 3:06.11 … Competed in the 400-meter dash at the NCAA Indoor Championships for the first time in his career … Just missed earning individual All-America honors as he clocked a time of 46.82 seconds for a 10th-place finish in the preliminary round at the national meet … Qualified for the NCAA meet with an indoor personal best and NCAA provisional qualifying time of 46.53 set in the event final at the SEC Indoor meet … Scored four points for the Tigers with a fifth-place finish in the conference final … Indoor PR ranked No. 9 on LSU’s all-time indoor performance list at the end of the 2010 season … Also ran 46.87 in the prelim round at the SEC Indoor Championships … Became an NCAA provisional qualifier for the first time at the Tyson Invitational (47.12) … Competed at the NCAA Outdoor Championships as a member of LSU’s 4×400-meter relay team … Ran the first leg on the foursome that finished in 13th place in the national semifinal (3:07.97) … Ran a 46.09-second split on the team that qualified for the NCAA semifinal with a fourth-place finish overall at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds in Greensboro, N.C., running a seasonal-best time of 3:04.10 to win its quarterfinal heat … Also ran the leadoff leg on the team that scored five points with a fourth-place finish at the SEC Outdoor Championships (3:04.92) … Set a new lifetime personal record of 46.50 in the open 400 meters at the LSU Alumni Gold … Competed in the event at the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds, where he finished in 20th place in the NCAA quarterfinal with a time of 46.86 … Also clocked 46.68 in the first round of qualifying.

PRIOR TO LSU
The premier 400-meter runner in the state of Louisiana for the Class of 2009 … Came to LSU with personal bests of 20.95w in the 200 meters and 47.02 in the 400 meters … Wrapped up his high school career at H.L. Bourgeois by winning back-to-back state championships in the 400 in 2008 and 2009 … Was the Class 4A state champion in the 400 meters during his senior season in 2009, winning with a time of 47.49 in the state final … Also captured the Class 5A state title in the event as a junior in 2008 with a winning time of 48.10 at the state meet … Recorded a time of 21.32 in the 200 meters in a runner-up finish at the Mobile Challenge of Champions on April 4, 2009 … Also clocked 47.20 in the 400 meters in a runner-up finish at the Mobile Challenge of Champions on the same day.

PERSONAL
Full name is Caleb Butch Williams … Born on Dec. 14, 1990 … Mother is Debra Williams … Has two brothers, Charles and Cobe … A recipient of the American Legion Award at H.L. Bourgeois High School … Was named a U.S. Marine Most Distinguished Athlete … Majoring in sport administration with a concentration in sport commerce.

 

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