UND Roster

2018-19 Football Roster

#2 Dexter Williams

Running Back


Height 5'11''
Weight 215 lbs.
Class Senior
Hometown Orlando, FL
High School West Orange

SENIOR SEASON (2018)

  • Leads the team with 941 rushing yards and 12 rushing TDs; has surpassed 100 rushing yards in four games, including 202 and two TDs vs. FSU
  • Broke a 97-yard TD run at No. 24 Virginia Tech, the longest of his career, the second-longest in Notre Dame history, and the longest in the history of VaTech’s Lane Stadium
  • Totaled 178 yards and three TDs in win over Hokies
  • Ran for 161 yards and a TD in win over No. 7 Stanford

JUNIOR SEASON (2017)

  • Saw action in 10 games
  • Did not play against Miami, Ohio (Sept. 30), North Carolina (Oct. 7) and USC (Oct. 21)
  • Gained 360 rushing yards on 39 carries, including four TD runs
  • Averaged 9.2 yards per rush, which led the team among ball carriers with at least 35 attempts
  • Ranked fifth on the team in rushes, fourth in rushing yards and fourth in rushing TDs
  • Caught two passes for 13 yards, inculding a TD reception at Michigan State (Sept. 23)
  • 17 of his 39 carries went for a first down or touchdown
  • Three of his four carries on third down resulted in a first down or touchdown
  • Recorded four rushes of at least 30 yards
  • Rushed for a career-high 124 yards on six carries against Temple (Sept. 2), including a 66-yard TD run
  • Collected a 32-yard run against Wake Forest (Nov. 4) and 31-yard run against LSU (Jan. 1)
  • Tied for second on the team with four punt-return tackles
  • Tied for ninth on the team with four special-teams tackles

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2016)

  • Played in all 12 games, primarily as a reserve running back
  • Gained 200 rushing yards on 39 carries, including three TD runs
  • Ranked fourth on the team in rushes, fourth in rushing yards and third in rushing TDs
  • Rushed for a career-high 80 yards on eight carries against Syracuse (Oct. 1), including a career-best 59-yard TD run
  • Nine of his 39 carries went for a first down or touchdown
  • One of his three carries on third down resulted in a first down or touchdown
  • Recorded two rushes of at least 20 yards

FRESHMAN SEASON (2015)

  • Played in seven games, primarily as a reserve running back
  • Gained 81 rushing yards on 21 carries, including his first career TD on a 14-yard run against UMass (Sept. 26)
  • Ranked fourth on the team in rushes, tied for fourth in rushing TDs and sixth in rushing yards
  • Added a 20-yard kickoff return against the Minutemen
  • Carried the ball seven times and gained 24 yards in his collegiate debut against Texas (Sept. 5)
  • Rushed for a career high 48 yards on seven carries against UMass
  • Five of his 21 carries went for a first down or touchdown
  • Both of his carries on third down resulted in a first down or touchdown
  • Recorded two rushes of at least 10 yards

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA

  • Rated 78th player national by ESPN 300, 94th by 247Sports, 114th by Scout.com, 120th by Rivals.com, 139th on PrepStar Top 150 Dream Team and 298th by Tom Lemming
  • Rushed for 871 yards and 10 touchdowns on 124 carries as senior in 2014 as running back at West Orange High School in Orlando, Florida
  • Helped West Orange to its best season ever at 11-1 in 2014
  • Scored three of his team’s first four TDs as West Orange in 2014 won its first Florida Class 8A playoff game in history with 42-21 victory over Timber Creek in quarterfinals
  • Played first three seasons at Olympia High School in Orlando
  • Ranked as No. 4 player overall on Orlando Sentinel Super 60 selection as junior in 2013
  • Rushed 179 times for 1,072 yards and three TDs as junior in 2013 at Olympia
  • Enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters, majoring in africana studies