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Travis Williams
Travis Williams

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Columbia, SC

High School:
Spring Valley

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 213

Position:
LB

Birthdate:
01/20/1983

Experience:
3L

2005:
Received the Pat Dye Leadership Award for the defense from the coaching staff after spring drills.

2004:
Coaches' All-SEC First-Team ... Associated Press All-SEC First- Team ... Played in and started all 13 games ... Has started 25 career games ... Led Auburn with 80 tackles, 58 of which were solo stops ... Finished with nine tackles for loss (-22) and two sacks (-7) ... Had two interceptions and two pass deflections ... Also forced a fumble ... Tied for third on the team with nine tackles for loss ... Recorded four tackles including three solo against Virginia Tech in the Nokia Sugar Bowl ... Finished with a team-high eight tackles, including seven solo, and a tackle for loss (-3) against Tennessee in the SEC Championship game ... Registered six tackles including one for loss against Alabama ... Finished with six tackles, half a sack and a broken up pass against Georgia ... Named the SEC and Coaches Defensive Player of the Week after totaling a teamhigh 12 tackles including a sack (-6) against Ole Miss ... Had five tackles including one for loss and a broken up pass against Arkansas ... For the second straight game, intercepted a pass and finished with a team-high eight tackles against Louisiana Tech ...Named the Co-Defensive Player of the Week for his performance against Louisiana Tech ... Intercepted a pass in the second quarter and finished with eight stops including two for loss against Tennessee ... Tied for the team lead with eight tackles, all of which were solo stops against LSU ... Totaled five tackles against Mississippi State ... Forced a fumble and totaled five tackles including one for loss against Louisiana-Monroe.

2003:
Started 12 games ... Finished third on the team with 67 tackles ... Also had nine tackles for loss, three broken up passes and four hurries ... Helped Auburn finish fifth nationally in total defense ... Had a tackle for loss in the last four consecutive games ... Registered seven tackles including one for loss against Alabama ... Led Auburn with a career-high 12 tackles including one for loss against Ole Miss ... Finished with four tackles against Louisiana-Monroe and eight tackles against LSU ... Totaled three tackles including two for loss against Mississippi State ... Forced a fumble on Arkansas quarterback Matt Jones on the Auburn eight-yard line in the fourth quarter and totaled six tackles against the Razorbacks ... Helped hold the SEC's leading rusher, Cedric Cobbs, to 78 yards, 63 yards below his per-game average ... Registered four tackles including a tackle for loss against Tennessee ... Held out of the Western Kentucky game ... Totaled four tackles including a tackle for loss (-5) and broke up a pass against Vanderbilt ... Finished with six tackles including one tackle for loss (-1) against Georgia Tech ... Started and had four tackles and two broken up passes against USC ... Named the team's Most Improved Linebacker by the coaching staff after spring drills.

2003:
Named the team's Most Improved Linebacker by the coaching staff after spring drills ... Listed as the first-team weak side linebacker heading into two-a-days.

2002:
Part of the playing rotation at linebacker ... Played in all 13 games ... Forced a fumble and had four tackles against Louisiana-Monroe ... Finished with two tackles against Ole Miss ... Intercepted a pass late in the fourth quarter against Mississippi State ... Two tackles against Vanderbilt.

2001:
Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL:
Holds the Spring Valley school record for most tackles in a season (160) and most solo tackles in one game (17) ...Also had five sacks and caused four fumbles as a senior ... As a junior, registered 137 tackles, 19 tackles for loss and two sacks ... Set school record for most solo tackles in a season (110) ... Also holds his high school career record with 297 tackles ... Named the Most Valuable Player of the South Carolina North-South All-Star Game ...First-team all-state ... Two-time all-region selection ... Area Defensive Most Valuable Player ... All-Power Bar Team for the South ... One of the top 20 players in South Carolina according to SuperPrep Magazine ... High School Coach: Jimmy Noonan ...Lettered three years in basketball and four years in track.

PERSONAL:
Born January 20, 1983 in Columbia, S.C. ... Son of David and Cathy Williams ...Cousin of Philadelphia Eagles running back Duce Staley ... Full name is Travis Stephon Williams.