27 Spencer Williamson
Moved from safety to linebacker during the offseason.
2008: Appeared in 10 games as a safety. Totaled five stops on the year, with three solo. Made two tackles and forced a fumble in the Toledo game (10-18). Had one stop each against Indiana State (9-20), Tennessee (10-4), and Kent State (11-18). Broke up a pass in the Bowling Green game (10-25).
2007: Reserve free safety appeared in eight games and started the Ball State (11-24) contest. Also contributed on special teams. Credited with 34 tackles, 14 solo. Recorded one forced fumble, one recovered fumble and two pass break-ups. Suffered a left knee sprain in the season-opener vs. Iowa (9-1). Made three tackles and forced one fumble in his return at Temple (10-6). Totaled a career-high 11 stops, four solo, at Wisconsin (10-20). Credited with nine tackles, recovered a fumble and had one pass break-up at Toledo (10-27). Made four tackles at Navy (11-17). Posted five tackles and one pass break-up vs. Ball State (11-24).
2006: Saw action in all 13 games with time in defensive backfield and on special teams. Totaled 16 tackles, seven solo. Made two stops at Ohio State (9-2). Had a solo tackle vs. Buffalo (9-16). Recorded three tackles versus Indiana State (9-23). Posted a season-high four stops, including three solo, at Miami (10-8). Credited with two tackles against Temple (10-21). Had one solo tackle versus TCU in the Poinsettia Bowl (12-19).
High School: Named team co-captain and co-MVP, and team Leadership Award recipient, first team All-Northern Indiana Conference, first team Elkhart Truth All-Area, first team South Bend Tribune All-Dream Team, first team Indiana Football Coaches Association All-Region, and honorable mention Bloomington Herald-Times All-State as a senior. Totaled 103 tackles, one fumble recovery, and one interception for Class 5A playoff qualifier during his senior year. Earned first team All-Northern Indiana Conference honors after making 86 tackles, blocking four kicks, and picking off three passes as a junior. Credited with 46 tackles as a sophomore and 34 during his freshman season. Two-sport all-state selection. Four-time letterwinner in football and track and earned three letters in basketball. Placed third in state 4 x 100 relay and earned all-state honors as a junior. Honor Roll student.
Personal: Born April 16, 1987 in Elkhart, Ind. Marketing major and Huskie Scholar owns a 3.127 GPA. Son of Katina Williamson. Bill Russell fan.
WILLIAMSON'S CAREER STATISTICS
WILLIAMSON'S CAREER GAME HIGHS
Tackles: 11, vs. Wisconsin, 10-20-07