#11 Ishaq Williams
WILLIAM’S CAREER HIGHS
Tackles: 4, vs Navy, Sep 1, 2012 (3-1)
Sacks: 1.0, at Michigan, Sep 7, 2013 (1-0)
Tackles for loss: 1.0, five times
Fumbles forced: 1, vs Navy, Sep 1, 2012
Pass breakups: 1, Wake Forest, Nov 17, 2012
SENIOR SEASON (2014): Was not enrolled at the University.
JUNIOR SEASON (2013): Saw action in 11 games as outside linebacker and picked up first career start against Air Force (Oct. 26) … missed Navy (Nov. 2) and Pittsburgh (Nov. 9) games due to an injury … registered 17 total tackles, including five solo stops … added one and a half tackles for loss and one sack … collected his first career sack at Michigan (Sept. 7) … recorded a season-high three tackles against Michigan State (Sept. 21) and Stanford (Nov. 30) … added two tackles against Temple (Aug. 31), Michigan (Sept. 7), Purdue (Sept. 14), Oklahoma (Sept. 28) and USC (Oct. 19).
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2012): Played in all 13 games for the Irish at outside linebacker … posted 22 tackles, 11 solo and 11 assisted, to go along with 3.5 tackles for loss and first career pass breakup and forced fumble … notched a season-best four tackles in the opener against Navy (Sept. 1), including forcing a fumble, which was returned 77 yards for a TD by teammate Stephon Tuitt in the 50-10 victory … registered two tackles against Purdue (Sept. 8) and one against Michigan State (Sept. 15) … assisted on two tackles in a 13-6 victory over Michigan (Sept. 22) and, after failing to record a tackle against Miami, assisted on one tackle in a hard-fought 20-13 overtime win against Stanford (Oct. 13) … assisted on one tackle in a 17-14 win against BYU (Oct. 20) before recording three tackles against Oklahoma (Oct. 27) in a 30-13 road victory … posted a solo tackle against Pittsburgh (Nov. 3) before getting three solo tallies at Boston College (Nov. 10) in a 21-6 triumph … ended the home slate with a solo tackle against Wake Forest (Nov. 17) in a 38-0 shutout before carding two assisted tackles at USC (Nov. 24) in a 22-13 victory.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2011): Saw action in 11 games as a reserve outside linebacker … recorded six tackles, including one tackle for loss … did not play against USC or Wake Forest … notched a tackle against Michigan, Purdue, Air Force, Navy, Maryland and Florida State in Champs Sports Bowl.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Gatorade Player of the Year as top high school football player in state of New York for 2010 … ranked 45th nationally in 2010 by Sports Illustrated … ranked 16th nationally on Rivals 100 list … ranked second on Rivals weak-side defensive end listing … rated 42nd on ESPN 150 list … 84th among The Kickoff Top 150 high school prospects from 2010 … 17th on SuperPrep Elite 50 and was named SuperPrep Northeast Defensive Player of Year … fourth-ranked defensive lineman in country according to SuperPrep … 70th player nationally on MaxPreps Top 100 … U.S. Army All-American Bowl selection … first-team all-Borough pick in 2010 by New York Daily News … tabbed 2010 New York Daily News all-city selection … dubbed top player in New York state postseason rankings by Rivals … led Lincoln High School in Brooklyn, N.Y., to 12-1 record and a Public School Athletic League playoff runner-up spot as senior in 2010 … had 22 tackles, six sacks and two fumble recoveries in 2010 senior season … recorded six tackles and fumble recovery in 28-7 victory over Port Richmond in 2010 … led Lincoln to 40-24 win over Boys & Girls in 2010 with five tackles and two sacks … 2009 first-team New York Post all-city and Daily News all-city selection as junior … tallied 43 tackles, 11 sacks and three forced fumbles during junior season in 2010 … graduated from high school in December 2010 and enrolled at Notre Dame in January 2011 … played for coach Shawn O’Connor at Lincoln High School … son of Shaun Williams and Anastasia Lewis … enrolled in College of Arts and Letters, majoring in philosophy.
William’s Career Statistics