48 - Grant Williams
Grant Williams
Height: 6-1
Weight: 225
Year: So.
Hometown: Puyallup, Wash.
High School: Rogers HS '08
Position: LB
Experience: 1L*

2010: Listed as a reserve at middle linebacker on EWU’s preseason depth chart. Moved from running back to linebacker in the spring. He had 18 tackles in four spring scrimmages.

2009: Named to the Big Sky Conference All-Academic team. He made the first start of his career against California (9/12/09) at tailback, having taken the majority of snaps in practice during the week leading up to the game while a trio of Eagle running backs nursed minor injuries. He finished the year with three carries for eight yards, and caught two passes for nine yards with a 4-yard touchdown catch versus Cal. He was also credited with five tackles on special teams.

2008: Redshirted.

HS: Graduated from Rogers HS in 2008. The Tacoma News Tribune selected him to its All-State team as a linebacker. Selected to play in the 4A/3A East-West All-State Game. He was also a first team All-Area selection by the TNT as a linebacker. Named by the Seattle Times as a “White Chip” selection as one of the top 100 prospects in the state of Washington. Was a first team All-South Puget Sound League 4A South Division selection as both a tight end and linebacker. Rogers won the SPSL South Division title his senior season and finished 7-3. His team held opponents to an average of less than 10 points per game as he had 86 tackles (12.3 per game). He also caught 16 passes for 332 yards and four touchdowns and was selected as a team captain. As a junior, he earned second team All-SPSL 4A South Division honors as a linebacker. He earned honorable mention all-league honors as a sophomore. He also played basketball and baseball at Rogers, earning second team All-SPSL 4A South Division honors in 2007 as an outfielder. His EWU teammate Josh Jacobson (’05) also attended Rogers HS.

Personal: Born 11/25/89 in Fayetteville, N.C. Will turn 21 five days after Eastern plays Idaho State. Community health major.

 

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