8   Matt Williams
Matt Williams

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Geneva, IL

High School:
Geneva

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 188

Position:
WR

Experience:
1Sq


11/18/2013

No. 16 NIU On the Road at Toledo Wednesday Night

Huskies Look to Go 11-0 For First Time

11/13/2013

Late Surge Pushes Huskies Past Ball State

Jordan Lynch finishes with 345 passing and 123 rushing yards and four TDs

11/13/2013

NIU-BSU Postgame Quotes

Quotes from coaches and players

10/26/2013

Huskies Roll Over Eastern Michigan

Jordan Lynch accounts for six touchdowns as NIU beats Eastern Michigan, 59-20

10/26/2013

NIU Football 2013: Eastern Michigan at No. 18 NIU

Postgame Notes from the Huskies 24th Consecutive Huskie Stadium Win

10/22/2013

Weekly Football Press Conference: Eastern Michigan

Week 9 football press conference with Head coach Rod Carey and players Perez Ford, Matt Krempel and Dechane Durante.

09/30/2013

Northern Illinois Dominate Purdue, 55-24

Highlights from the Huskies historic 55-24 win over the Boilermakers at Ross-Ade Stadium.

09/01/2013

NIU defeats Iowa, 30-27

NIU rallied for a 30-27 victory over Iowa Saturday.

08/21/2013

Juniors Tommylee Lewis and Da'Ron Brown stand as most experienced Huskies at position

Over the next two weeks, NIUHuskies.com will preview every position on the 2013 Northern Illinois football team, continuing today with the wide receivers. In addition, sign up for Huskies All-Access to see a video breakdown of every position with interviews and practice highlights. The video will be available within 24 hours after the article is posted. Wednesday's position group: defensive line.

01/03/2013

Huskies Fall to Seminoles

Highlights from the Huskies historic game

2013: Former QB turned WR appeared in 10 games...Hauled in six receptions for 109 yards and a touchdown on the season...Second on the team in yards per catch with 18.2...Returned five punts for 42 yards (8.4 avg.) on the year...Made two grabs for 23 yards in the MAC Championship game (12-6)...Caught a 25 yard pass from Jordan Lynch to move the chains on a key third down against Ball State (11-13)...Set career highs in receptions (2) and receiving yards (47) against Eastern Michigan (10-26)...Also caught his first career touchdown against Eastern Michigan (10-26)...Made his first career reception against Akron (10-12).

2012: Redshirted as a true freshman.

High School: Earned Illinois High School Football Coaches Association Class 7A All-State and Daily Herald Tri-Cities All-Area honors in 2011. Also a two-time Upstate Eight all-conference selection. Threw for 1,451 yards and nine touchdowns on 87-of-152 passing as a senior. Rushed for 426 yards and nine touchdowns on 78 carries in 2011. Accounted for 45 percent of the Vikings' touchdowns in 2011. Recorded 1,725 yards and 18 touchdowns passing as a junior, while also rushing 71 times for 349 yards and eight touchdowns en route to Daily Herald Tri-Cities All-Area team honors. Helped the Vikings win conference championships as a sophomore and junior. Attended the same high school as current Huskie Michael Santacaterina and former NIU standout Pat Schiller. An all-conference pitcher and outfielder for the Geneva baseball team.

Personal: Born June 16, 1994, in Winfield, Ill. Son of Robert and Julianne Williams. Majoring in pre-sociology.

WILLIAMS' SINGLE GAME CAREER HIGHS

Receptions: 2, vs. Eastern Michigan, 10-26-13
Receiving Yards: 47, vs. Eastern Michigan, 10-26-13
Touchdowns: 1, vs. Eastern Michigan, 10-26-13

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