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Jay Williams
Jay Williams

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Thomasville, Ala.

High School:
Thomasville

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 221

Position:
Punter

Experience:
SQ



10/31/2011

Top Ranked Matchup Set For Tuscaloosa on Saturday

No. 2 Alabama hosts No.1 LSU on CBS

10/17/2011

Football to Host Rival Tennessee This Weekend

Alabama looks to continue winning ways at home

10/10/2011

Football Heads to Mississippi to Face Rebels

Alabama hits the road once again

OUTLOOK: Jay Williams could battle Cody Mandell for the starting job at punter ... redshirted in 2010 to refine his fundamentals and gain strength.

2010 (FRESHMAN): He redshirted as a true freshman in 2010.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Jay Williams comes to Alabama looking to fill the void of departed four-year starter P.J. Fitzgerald at punter ... a strong athlete who can drive the ball or sit back and get good hang time ... Scout.com lists him as the nation's No. 6 punter ... ESPNU has the 6-foot, 3-inch, 208-pound Williams as the ninth-best punter in the country coming out of high school ... ranks 19th among punters by Rivals.com ... a PrepStar All-Southeast selection ... averaged 37.2 yards per punt in 2009 with a long of 62 yards ... placed seven kicks inside the opponent's 20-yard line with just two touchbacks ... also caught four passes for 86 yards and a touchdown as a tight end ... averaged 46.1 yards per kick over the first four games of the 2009 season ... averaged 48 yards per kick as a junior in 2008 ... chose Alabama over Florida and Houston.