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T.J. Williams
T.J. Williams

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Tallahassee, Fla.

High School:
Fork Union Military Academy

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 184

Position:
WR

Birthdate:
07/10/1986

Experience:
1L


Career Stats

Will compete for playing time at wide receiver in 2007 . . . AS A FRESHMAN: Appeared in all 12 games as a true freshman, including six starting assignments at wide receiver (vs. Illinois, Ohio State, Northwestern, Purdue, Minnesota and Penn State) . . . ranked fourth on the team in receptions with 25 for 281 yards (11.2 avg.) and three touchdowns . . . caught at least one pass in nine games . . . played well down the stretch, with 11 of his 25 catches coming over the last three games of the season (126 receiving yards during that stretch) . . . had four receptions for a season-high 63 yards at Penn State . . . caught five passes for 57 yards vs. Purdue, including a 21-yard scoring toss from Drew Stanton that gave the Spartans a 15-14 lead early in the fourth quarter . . . also had five catches for 57 yards at Northwestern, including a 9- yard TD grab from Stanton in the back, right corner of the end zone that tied the score at 38 with 3:43 to play . . . had four receptions for 53 yards vs. Illinois . . . scored the first touchdown of his career on an 8-yard pass from Stanton late in the third quarter vs. Eastern Michigan . . . enrolled at Michigan State on Jan. 9, 2006, for the beginning of the spring semester . . . HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Ranked among the nation's top 20 postgraduate prospects by Scout.com (No. 16) . . . played for Coach John Shuman at Fork Union (Va.) Military Academy in 2005 where he caught 22 passes for 478 yards (21.7 avg.) and nine touchdowns . . . also saw action at cornerback in 2005 and intercepted four passes . . . attended the same prep school that produced former Spartan receiver Plaxico Burress (New York Giants) . . . originally signed with Clemson in 2005, coming out of Leon High School in Tallahassee, Fla., where he played for Coach Wade Rollinson . . . participated in the 2004 California-Florida Bowl . . . rated among the nation's top 50 wide receivers by Rivals.com (No. 39) and Collegefootballnews.com (No. 50) . . . ranked among Florida's top 100 seniors by Rivals.com (No. 59) and SuperPrep (No. 79) . . . named to SuperPrep's All-Dixie Team . . . had 37 receptions for 740 yards (20.0 avg.) and 11 TDs as a senior . . . also recorded 23 tackles, three interceptions and 10 pass break-ups in 2004 . . . caught 45 passes for over 1,000 yards and 11 TDs as a junior . . . made 24 tackles and three interceptions in 2003 . . . runs 4.4 in the 40 . . . his brother, Antonio Cromartie, played cornerback at Florida State (2003-05) . . . given name is Tyres Williams Jr. . . . born July 10, 1986 . . . no-preference major.

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