Photos of Vanderbilt's football practice on Aug. 6, 2013.
2014 Williamson became one of the team's top defensive performers as a first-year starter at safety... Played in all 12 games, earning starts in first nine encounters across from fellow safeties Jahmel McIntosh and Oren Burks... Concluded season four on defense with 32 solo tackles and fifth with 54 total tackles... Also contributed four tackles for loss, three defensed passes and a quarterback hurry... Posted at least four tackles in nine games... Registered seven stops, including two tackles for loss, vs. Florida... Season high in tackles (8) came at Kentucky... Also added six stops against South Carolina and Tennessee, and five tackles in the Temple and Mississippi State games... Posted two defensed passes in win over Old Dominion.
2013 Played in 12 of 13 regular season games, serving as the team's top reserve at safety... Finished with 20 total tackles, including 11 unassisted stops, two interceptions and two fumble recoveries... Contributed interceptions in back-to-back, late-season wins over Florida and Kentucky... Added a fumble recovery in BBVA Compass Bowl victory over Houston... Opened season by registering at least three tackles against Ole Miss, South Carolina and UMass, then closed with a 3-tackle effort in win at Tennessee... Added six tackles along with interception vs. Kentucky... Returned interception at Florida 38 yards.. Contributed four tackles against UMass... Recovered a fumble and made three tackles at South Carolina... Recorded two tackles, including one for loss, in win vs. Austin Peay.
2012 Appeared in all 13 games as a backup safety, while also being a key contributor on special teams... Registered 20 total tackles and blocked a kick.
2011 Travelled with the squad for much of the year, but the true freshman did not see action... Impressed coaches and teammates with his abilities as a practice squad safety.
High School Senior captain... Started two years in defensive secondary for Falcons squad that went 11-5 and advanced to the 5A-D1 state semifinals... Amassed 168 total tackles, an INT and four forced fumbles as senior... Honorable mention All-State and first team All-District as senior... Also named to San Antonio Express News All-City team... Stellar student and National Honor Society member.
Personal Andrew Thomas Williamson... Born Nov. 18, 1992 in Germany... Son of Rickie and Brenda Williamson... Both parents are federal employees with the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force, respectively... He has two older sisters, Jacqueline and Brianna... Worked during summer months as lifeguard.
Career Highs Solo Tackles: 5, vs South Carolina, 9/20/2014 Total Tackles: 8, at Kentucky, 9/27/2014 Tackles for Loss: 2.0, vs. Florida, 11/8/2014