Dominating defense, a vertical passing game and a trio of Kerryon Johnson touchdowns highlighted No. 13 Auburn's 49-10 win Saturday over No. 24 Mississippi State.
Auburn vs. Mercer
Auburn begins their 125th season of football
Nov. 19, 2016
2016: Reserve defensive tackle who played in every game … 12 tackles for season … three solo stops, TFL against Arkansas State … sack against LSU … two tackles vs. ULM … two tackles at Mississippi State … 7-yard sack against Arkansas ... two tackles in Sugar Bowl against Oklahoma2015: Redshirt freshman at defensive tackle … saw his first action against Louisville … first career tackle recorded at Kentucky … sack, two tackles vs. Idaho
2014: Redshirted for the Tigers ... Academic Top Tiger
High School: Big-bodied pass rusher with strong work ethic ... 66 tackles, 36 TFL, 10 sacks as a senior ... 1A defensive player of the year ... helped ELCA to the 2012 state title and a state semifinal berth in 2013 ... high school coach was Jonathan Gess ... O-D All-American Bowl ... Class 1A state discus champion and shot put runner-up ... county athlete of the year ... Rivals No. 12 DE ... 247sports No. 12 DE
Personal: Son of Kelly Williams and Tyrone Williams ... older brother Anthony played at Georgia Tech and now plays at Troy ... birthday is December 13 ... studying in the College of Business