Duke Football BIO
24 Glenn Williams
Career: Graduated from Duke in May, 2009 with a degree in public policy studies ... two-year starter and four-year letterwinner ... played in 47 career games with 23 starts ... tallied 201 tackles, 9.0 tackles for loss, 4.5 sacks, one
2008: Experienced defensive back listed as the starter at free safety entering the fall ... moved back to safety after playing cornerback in 2007 ... one of 15 active players in the ACC with over 140 career tackles.
2007: Played in all 12 games with 10 starts at cornerback ... ranked fifth on the team with 66 tackles and ranked 39th in the ACC with 5.5 tackles per game ... finished the season with 2.0 tackles for loss, one sack and three pass breakups ... recorded two double digit tackle games ... posted a career-high 11 tackles with eight solo stops against Wake Forest ... tallied 10 tackles and two pass breakups at Northwestern ... registered nine tackles and one pass breakup at Florida State ... had tackles for loss against Virginia Tech, Clemson and North Carolina ... recorded seven tackles at Georgia Tech ... posted three or more tackles in 10 of the 12 games ... one of three players to record over 800 snaps on the season, joining Chris Davis (1,070) and Leon Wright (987) ... finished with a total of 857 plays on the gridiron ... tallied over 65 plays in nine games with season highs of 96 snaps against Connecticut and Northwestern.
2006: Played in all 12 games ... started the season-opener versus Richmond ... finished seventh on the team with 54 total tackles ... added two sacks, two PBUs and one fumble recovery ... had a career-high eight tackles with one sack versus Virginia ... carded seven stops against North Carolina ... played 572 total snaps including a season-best 85 versus North Carolina ... named Duke’s Most Improved Defensive Player.
2005: Played in all 11 games ... recorded 21 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss and one pass breakup ... recorded a season-high six stops including one for loss and a PBU against Wake Forest ... on the field for 229 snaps.
Prior to Duke: Three-year letterman at Archbishop Curley under Sean Murphy ... helped team to conference championships in 2003 and 2004 ... as a senior, recorded 33 tackles, two interceptions and 16 pass breakups ... in junior season, credited with 44 tackles, three interceptions and 12 pass breakups ... finished career with 2,922 rushing yards and 41 rushing touchdowns along with four additional TDs on special teams returns ... first team all-state pick following senior season ... twice named first team all-metro, all-city and all-conference ... team MVP in both 2003 and 2004 ... recipient of a National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete award ... also participated in track and field.
Personal: Son of Deatra Solomon and Glenn Williams, Sr. ... born March 14, 1987.