Brison Williams
Brison Williams


Warner Robins, Ga.

High School:

Last College:
Fork Union Military

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 208


4 VL


USC's most important defensive players for 2014

By C. Aluka Berry (The State)


Gamecocks Hope Williams Gives Edge at Corner

By Willie T. Smith (The Greenville News)

2014: Leader of the secondary... shuffled between cornerback and safety... played injured much of the year... led the team with four interceptions, tying for fourth in the SEC... returned two picks for scores, taking it to the house at Vanderbilt (53 yards) and versus South Alabama (21)... had 34 tackles... opened the season at cornerback... responded with seven solo tackles against Texas A&M... made a career high three pass break ups against Furman... had a career-best two picks against South Alabama... played in the Medal of Honor Bowl, where he returned an interception for a TD... recognized as the Most Improved cornerback in the spring... was a third-team preseason All-SEC selection by the SEC media and by the league's coaches... made 37 career starts with 142 career tackles and seven interceptions.

2013: Played in 12 games, starting 11... saw action at both free and strong safety... collected 45 tackles, including 32 solo stops... had one interception and three pass breakups... led the team with eight tackles at Tennessee, including a half-tackle for loss... logged seven tackles and a pass breakup against Mississippi State... did not play against Coastal Carolina after suffering a cracked bone in his forearm... intercepted a pass against Clemson, his second in as many seasons against the Tigers.

2012: Sophomore safety who played in all 13 games, starting 12... only game he did not start was at Florida when Carolina opened in a goal-line defense... credited with 52 tackles, including 43 solo stops... logged a pair of interceptions and four pass breakups... credited with a sack in the opener at Vanderbilt... intercepted the first pass of his career against East Carolina... led the team with a career-high eight tackles in the win at Kentucky... led the team with seven tackles, all solo stops, along with a pair of pass breakups against Georgia... forced a fumble against Arkansas... recovered a fumble against Wofford... recorded his second pick in the win at Clemson.

2011: True freshman who enrolled in the spring... suffered a broken arm during fall camp, which kept him sidelined for the first four weeks of the season... made his debut against Auburn... played in eight contests... collected 11 tackles... made the start against Florida replacing an injured DeVonte Holloman... named Most Improved among the safeties in the spring.

2010: Signed with South Carolina in February... attended Fork Union (Va.) Military Academy where he was a four-star prospect and the nation's sixth-best prep school player by Rivals.com... was a three-star prospect by Scout.com and 247Sports... coached by John Shuman.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Northside High in Warner Robins, Ga. in 2010... was the 5A Defensive Player of the Year and earned All-Middle Georgia and all-state first-team accolades... recorded 88 tackles, including 66 solo stops for the Eagles... had 10 tackles for loss, four INTs and two fumble recoveries... returned four kickoffs for TDs... played in the GACA North-South All-Star Classic and earned the 2009 Golden Helmet Award... considered a three-star prospect, the state's 34th-best prospect and the nation's 36th-best cornerback by Rivals... rated a three-star prospect and the nation's 85th-best cornerback by Scout... regarded as a two-star prospect and the nation's 104th-ranked safety by ESPN... also considered Georgia Tech.

PERSONAL: Brison Williams was born December 4, 1991... earned a degree in sociology in December.