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Marcus Williams
CB #40
Height:
5-11
Weight:
196
College:
North Dakota State
Experience:
R

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TRANSACTIONS: Signed with Houston Texans on May 16, 2014 ...

CAREER:
• Consensus FCS All-American in 2011, 12 and 13
• Set NDSU record with 21 career interceptions
• His seven interception returns for touchdown set an FCS record
• Also returned a pair of kickoffs for touchdown during career
• Scored nine touchdowns on returns in his career
• School’s career record holder for all-purpose yards per touch with a 27.4 average
• Finished with 170 tackles (109 solo stops)
• Selected to play in the East-West Shrine Game

TRANSACTIONS: Signed with Houston Texans on May 16, 2014 ...

CAREER:
• Consensus FCS All-American in 2011, 12 and 13
• Set NDSU record with 21 career interceptions
• His seven interception returns for touchdown set an FCS record
• Also returned a pair of kickoffs for touchdown during career
• Scored nine touchdowns on returns in his career
• School’s career record holder for all-purpose yards per touch with a 27.4 average
• Finished with 170 tackles (109 solo stops)
• Selected to play in the East-West Shrine Game

2013 
• Made 13 of 15 starts at cornerback missing the final two games of the regular season due to injury
• All-America first team by The Sports Network, Associated Press, AFCA and Walter Camp Football Foundation
• All-Missouri Valley Football Conference first team cornerback
• Had an interception in the win at Kansas State and pick-sixes against Delaware State (33 yards) and Furman (61 yards)
• Handled kick returns for the first five weeks of the season averaging 21.6 yards on eight returns
• Helped NDSU lead the nation in scoring defense (11.3 ppg),

2012
• Made 13 of 15 starts at cornerback missing the final two games of the regular season due to injury
• All-America first team by The Sports Network, Associated Press, AFCA and Walter Camp Football Foundation
• All-Missouri Valley Football Conference first team cornerback
• Had an interception in the win at Kansas State and pick-sixes against Delaware State (33 yards) and Furman (61 yards)
• Handled kick returns for the first five weeks of the season averaging 21.6 yards on eight returns
• Helped NDSU lead the nation in scoring defense (11.3 ppg),

2011
• Started all 15 games played with seven interceptions and 15 pass breakups
• Tabbed as the College Football Performance Awards FCS Defensive Back of the Year
• One of many postseason awards including first-team Walter Camp, Associated Press, College Sporting News and College Sports Journal All-America honors
• Named to All-MVFC first team
• Earned both the league’s Defensive Player and Special Teams Player of the Week awards during season
• Scored three defensive touchdowns and also ran back a kickoff 90 yards for a score

2010
• Started in 12 of 14 games played at cornerback
• Named to the Missouri Valley Football Conference All-Newcomer team
• Honorable mention on the all-MVFC team
• Recorded four interceptions including one returned for a touchdown in NCAA quarterfinal game at Eastern Washington
• Finished with 47 tackles including 36 solos and one tackle for loss
• Returned seven kickoffs for 151 yards and 21.6 average

2009
• Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL
• Three-year starter for Hopkins High School at wide receiver and defensive back
• Valuable contributor to 2008 Hopkins team that went 8-3 and advanced to Section 6AAAAA final
• All-state performer as senior
• Three-time all-Metro and all-Classic Lake Conference selection
• Part of 2006 team that won Section 6AAAAA championship
• Two-year starter and two-time all-conference pick for the basketball team
• Member of the Royals 31-0 state championship team

PERSONAL
• Son of Jeffrey and Carolyn Williams
• Born March 24, 1991
• Father, Jeffrey, played football for St. Cloud State.

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