2011: Played in two games before a knee injury ended his season early ... Registered eight total tackles at Southern Miss (9/3), six solo and two assisted while also being credited with a pass break-up ... Suffered a season-ending knee injury against Central Arkansas (9/10).
2010:Played in all 12 games, starting in four ... Recorded 43 total tackles, 26 solo and 17 assisted ... Returned two interceptions 18 yards, was credited with five pass break-ups and recorded two tackles for a loss of five yards ... Returned eight kickoffs for 189 yards (an average of 23.63 yards per return) while returning three punts for six yards ... Recorded two total tackles against Grambling (9/4), including one solo and one assisted ... Made one tackle at Texas A&M (9/11) and was credited with one pass break-up ... Made one assisted tackle against Navy (9/18) while returning six kicks for a total of 143 yards ... Recorded seven tackles against Southern Miss (9/25) including one solo stop for a loss of two yards ... Made three total tackles at Hawai'i (10/2) ... Recorded four tackles against Utah State (10/9) while al returning two punts for four yards and one kickoff for nine yards ... Registered a career-best five solo tackles against Idaho (10/16) with a career-high two pass break-ups against the Vandals ... Assisted on one tackle at No. 2 Boise State (10/26) ... Recorded five total tackles against Fresno State (11/6) with three solo stops and two assisted tackles while returning one kickoff for 37 yards ... Recorded a career-best two interceptions (including his first career interception) and matched a career-high two pass break-ups while recording six solo tackles at San Jose State (11/27) ... Recorded three solo tackles against No. 14 Nevada (12/4).
Copiah-Lincoln CC: Played one season at Copiah-Lincoln Community College for Glen Davis ... Starting cornerback that was named all-state among Mississippi Junior Colleges.
High School: Lettered all four years at B.C. Rains High School for Anthony Shaunberger ... Garnered all-state and all-region honors his senior year ... Named to the Southeast 120 list as well as the Senior Elite Eight.
Personal: Full name is Ryan Matterson Williams ... Son of Robert and Catherine Williams ... Has five brothers and sisters ... Liked the atmosphere and people about Louisiana Tech the best ... Chose Louisiana Tech over offers from Louisiana-Lafayette, Mississippi State, Southern Miss and South Florida ... Cousin, Captain Munnerlyn, played cornerback at South Carolina ... Born May 12, 1989 in Mobile, Ala.