#94 Hafis Williams
CAREER: Big, strong defensive lineman has played in 19 games over Irish career, including all 13 in 2010 … has made 11 career tackles, including six solo stops … added a half tackle for loss and pass breakup … played in six games during sophomore season after not seeing any action as freshman … enters 2011 competing for time at nose guard in Notre Dame[apos]s 3-4 defense.
2010 (JUNIOR): Saw action in all 13 games for the Irish … registered six solo and five assisted tackles on the season … posted solo stops against Purdue, Boston College and Miami (Fla.) … notched single assisted tackles against the Eagles, Western Michigan and Utah … totaled two solo tackles in the matchup with Tulsa … aided Irish defense against Army, tallying three stops, including one assisted tackle for loss … played 244 snaps on defense, fifth most of any Irish defensive lineman.
2009 (SOPHOMORE): Appeared in six games as reserve defensive tackle … played against Nevada, Michigan, Michigan State, Purdue, Boston Col- lege and Washington State … did not record a tackle … logged 9:25 of playing time and made two special-teams appearances.
2008 (FRESHMAN): Did not see any game action.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Earned first-team New Jersey all-state recognition on the offensive line from the Associated Press following senior year … four-year starter who tallied 78 tackles in his senior year despite facing constant double and triple-teaming … rated by Rivals.com as the ninth-best player in New Jersey and the 35th-best defensive tackle in the nation … ranked the ninth-best player in the Garden State by Scout.com and the 38th-best defensive tackle in the country … selected the ninth-best player in New Jersey by SuperPrep … named a Rivals.com junior All-American following his third season in which he totaled 106 tackles and six sacks … also played offensive line and was named first-team all-conference there following his senior year … member of a state championship team as a junior and the defense he was part of pitched five shutouts … defeated Phillipsburg H.S., 14-9, to help the Minutemen claim the 2006 North II, Group IV state sectional championship … played for coach Chet Parlavecchio at Elizabeth High School … born Feb. 6, 1989 … enrolled in College of Arts and Letters as a sociology major.
H. Williams[apos] Career Statistics
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