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6-3 / 208
Commodores host Tide for first time since 2007
First Dore to receive Maxwell weekly honor since Cunningham
Late defensive stand seals victory for Vanderbilt
Shurmur sparks unit in 11-on-11 team drills
Five starters, nine letterwinners back in veteran-laden unit
Photos by Joe Howell
Photos by John Russell
Vanderbilt vs. Alabama A&M on Sept. 9, 2017 - Photos by Joe Howell and John Russell
Vanderbilt at Georgia (10/15/16)
The Commodores defeat Georgia, on October 15, 2016.
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... 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... Working toward a degree in economics.
Total Tackles: 4, vs. NC State, 12/26/2016
Solo Tackles: 3, vs. NC State, 12/26/2016
Tackles for loss: 1.0, vs. NC State, 12/26/2016