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6-3 / 208
Center posts superb performance in Vanderbilt's 42-24 win over Tennessee
Commodores travel to Knoxville for regular season finale
Commodores set to honor 20 seniors on Saturday night
Commodores' uniforms on Saturday will feature names of fallen soldiers
Commodores host Tide for first time since 2007
Photos from Vanderbilt's 42-24 victory over Tennessee in Knoxville. Photos by Joe Howell (11/25/17)
The Commodores play host to the Hilltoppers in non-conference action
Vanderbilt football on the road at South Carolina. Photos by Zach Bland (10/27/17)
The Commodores traveled to Oxford to take on Ole Miss Saturday afternoon.
Photos by Joe Howell
2016-17 Freshman Academic Honor Roll
In his second year on campus, Williams took control of the cornerback role across from senior Tre Herndon... Williams started every game at cornerback in the Commodore secondary... Established several single-season highs, including 33 solo stops, 39 total tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss, 10 defensed passes and a forced fumble... Defensed pass total ranked second on team... Registered at least two tackles in last 10 games... Posted career-high eight tackles in win against Kansas State and against Alabama... Had season-high seven solo stops in win over Western Kentucky.
One of six true freshmen to see action, the talented Williams played in all 13 games... Enjoyed his finest moments late in the season when he was contributing in the team's primary cornerback rotation with Tre Herndon and Torren McGaster... Concluded the year with 14 solo tackles among 19 total stops and a defensed pass... Enjoyed his finest game in the season finale, registering three solo stops and a tackle for loss among four total tackles vs. NC State in the Camping World Independence Bowl... Registered a pair of solo tackles in home wins over Ole Miss and Tennessee.
Did not play as senior after hardship appeal was denied by state high school governance association... Transferred to Hendersonville (Tenn.) HS as a senior after playing two years of varsity football at Father Ryan HS in Nashville... As junior at Father Ryan, registered 48 tackles, two interceptions and 11 pass breakups as in 2014... Earned All-State and All-Conference honors as a junior... Contributed 21 tackles and an INT return for touchdown as sophomore... Participated in basketball and track & field.
Entered Vanderbilt classes in January 2016... Joejuan Lamont Williams... Majoring in economics... Born Dec. 6, 1997... Son of Stephanie Robertson... Has an older brother, Deontre... Born and raised in Nashville area... High school teammate of Commodore safety Andrew Rector.
Total Tackles: 8, (2x) last vs. Alabama, 9/23/2017
Solo Tackles: 7, vs. Western Kentucky, 11/4/2017
Forced Fumbles: 1, vs. Alabama, 9/23/2017