Senior defensive back Dominque Williams of Brockton, Mass. earns annual honor
Finished his career with 149 career tackles (102 solos), 11.5 tackles for loss, 18 pass breakups, four interceptions, three fumble recoveries, two forced fumbles and one sack...made 21 career starts...as the recipient of the Jay McGillis Memorial Scholarship, which is awarded annually to a defensive back in memory of McGillis, a former BC player who died of leukemia in 1992, Williams went to the BC coaching staff and asked to wear number 31 for his Senior Day game vs. North Carolina State.
Started 10 games at cornerback; played in 11 of 12 games...finished the regular season with 43 tackles (31 solos), one sack, five tackles for loss, four pass breakups, two fumble recoveries, one forced fumble and one interception...recorded seven tackles (five solos) and one tackle for loss (for four yards) at Brigham Young...had one solo stop and one tackle for loss (for one yard) against Army...registered three tackles (one solo), one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and one pass breakup against Florida State...was credited with six tackles (six solos) and one tackle for loss (for two yards) at Clemson...recorded two solo stops against Ball State...saw limited action against Virginia and sat out the game against Wake Forest due to an injured left quadriceps...returned to action at Virginia Tech, where he registered 10 tackles (seven solos), one fumble recovery, one quarterback sack (for an eight-yard loss) and one tackle for loss (for eight yards)...had four tackles (three solos) at North Carolina...notched four tackles (three tackles) including one tackle for loss (for three yards) and one pass breakup in his final home game against North Carolina State...recorded six tackles (four solos), two pass breakups and one interception at Maryland...made three solo tackles against Boise State in the MPC Computers Bowl.
Played in all 12 games; was a three-game starter at corner...finished the season with 33 tackles (20 solos), 2.5 tackles for loss, one intereption and a team-high 10 pass breakups...made two solo tackles and one assisted stop at Wake Forest...registered one tackle for loss and one pass breakup against Massachusetts...made five solo tackles and one interception at Notre Dame; returned his first-quarter interception 24 yards ...registered three tackles (two solos) and three pass breakups against Rutgers...made three solo stops, three assisted tackles and one pass breakup at West Virginia...totaled three tackles (two solos) against Syracuse...made five tackles (two solos), including one tackle for loss, against North Carolina in the Continental Tire Bowl; also recorded three pass breakups.
Six-game starter for the Eagles at corner...finished the season with 59 tackles (40 solos), 4.0 TFLs and two interceptions...also had four pass breakups and a fumble recovery on the year...solid game in the season opener vs. Wake Forest included five solos, one TFL and one interception...had eight tackles (five solos) at Penn State, started at Penn State in place of injured Peter Shean...registered five solos, two assists at Connecticut...three solos, one TFL vs. Miami...one interception returned for 37 yards vs. Ball State...four solos, one TFL at Temple...seven solos, one assist vs. Syracuse...five solos vs. Notre Dame...two solos, one assist, one QB hurry vs. Pittsburgh...one solo, one assist vs. West Virginia...had a season-high three assists vs. Rutgers...had two solo tackles and one assist at Virginia Tech...three tackles and a TFL in the Diamond Walnut San Francisco Bowl victory over Colorado State.
Has seen action as an Eagle kick return specialist...one return for 13 yards vs. Stanford...one return for 11 yards vs. Miami in the Orange Bowl...gained valuable experience as a backup cornerback.
Played in the fourth annual Governor's Bowl All-Star Classic on July 5, 2001; the game matches the best seniors from New York and New Jersey...finished his schoolboy career as Section 5's all-time leading rusher with 4,482 yards...ran for 58 touchdowns...earned PrepStar All-America honors as a senior running back/cornerback at Pittsford Sutherland High School...was a two-time all-state first team selection...captured all-Greater Rochester player of the year accolades in 2000; also earned Monroe County player of the year honors...ran for 1,363 yards and 16 touchdowns as a senior...injuries limited his playing time in 1999...rushed for 1,559 yards in 1998...made 48 tackles, six interceptions and five sacks as a senior cornerback...finished his career with 158 tackles and 26 interceptions...served as team captain in both 1998 and 2000...played for Sutherland head coach Scott Barker...also excelled on the school's basketball and track teams.
Jazzmen Juvar Williams, born December 6, 1982...enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences...Jazzmen and his younger brother, Roger Jr., are the sons of Odessia and Roger Williams.
Solo: 7 (twice)
Assist: 3 (six times)
Total: 10 vs. Virginia Tech (10/27/05)
TFL: 1 (11 times)
PBU: 3 (twice)
Interceptions: 1 (three times)
Interception return long: 37 vs. Ball State (9/27/03)