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Duke Williams
Duke Williams

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Reno, Nev.

High School:
Hug HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200

Position:
Defensive Back

Experience:
3V


04/27/2013

Williams and Wooten Selected in 2013 NFL Draft

43 Nevada players have been drafted in NFL history

12/09/2012

Rosette, Jefferson and Williams Highlight 2012 Nevada Football Awards

Team awards handed out at team banquet on Sunday

12/04/2012

Pack Places a Dozen on All-MW Teams

Jefferson, Nady, Rosette and Wimberly land on the first team.

11/27/2012

Wolf Pack Honors 16 on Senior Day Saturday

Nevada plays host to Boise State for regular season finale

11/13/2012

Pack Hits the Road to Face New Mexico

Nevada looking to end three-game skid.

12/15/2012

Duke Williams talks to the media

Duke Williams talks to the media following the Wolf Pack's 49-48 loss to Arizona.

12/01/2012

Duke Williams talks to the media

Duke Williams talks to the media following the Wolf Pack's 27-21 loss to Boise State.

11/17/2012

Duke Williams talks to the media

Duke Williams talks to the media following the Wolf Pack's win over New Mexico.

10/26/2012

Duke Williams talks to the media

Duke Williams talks to the media following the Wolf Pack's 48-31 loss to Air Force.

10/13/2012

Duke Williams talks to the media

Duke Williams talks to the media following the Wolf Pack's 42-37 win over UNLV.

09/15/2012

Nevada 45, Northwestern State 34 - AP Photos

Stefphon Jefferson rushed for 247 yards and two touchdowns.

12/24/2011

Nevada vs. No. 22 Southern Miss. (AP - 12/24/11)

Nevada vs. No. 22 Southern Miss. (AP - 12/24/11)

10/22/2011

Nevada vs. Fresno State

Nevada vs. Fresno State Photo Gallery

10/15/2011

Nevada vs. New Mexico

Nevada vs. New Mexico Photo Gallery

Nevada

2012: Will anchor the Wolf Pack's secondary after earning all-conference honors a year ago ... Named to the Preseason All-Mountain West team ... Named to Preseason All-MW Second Team by College Football Madness ... Named to Preseason All-MW Team by the Blue Ribbon College Football Yearbook ... Named to Preseason All-MW First Team by the Athlon Sports ... Named to Preseason All-MW First Team by the Phil Steele ... Named to Preseason All-MW Second Team by Lindy's.

2011: Earned all-conference honors for the first time in his career as he was named to the second team ... Started all 13 games and was a force in the secondary ... Clinched Nevada's first win of the season with an interception in the end zone against San Jose State ... Recorded an 11-tackle performance in a win over Fresno State ... Recovered a fumble against Hawaii ... Had 10 tackles against Louisiana Tech ... Was third on the team overall with 78 tackles ... Named preseason second-team All-WAC by Athlon Sports ... Named preseason second-team All-WAC by Phil Steele ... Named preseason first-team All-WAC by Lindy's.

2010: Started 10 games and played in 13 for the Pack ... Was third on the team with 74 tackles on the year ... Had 4.5 tackles for a loss of 11 yards ... Had seven tackles against Cal and recorded his first career interception, which he also returned 30 yards ... Set career high with eight tackles against San Jose State and then matched it against Boise State before setting new career high with nine tackles at Louisiana Tech ... Second career pick came against San Jose State ... Forced a pair of fumbles during the year, against San Jose State and at Idaho ... Recorded a tackle in every game that he played in.

2009: Emerged as a true freshman to play in 11 regular season game, including one start at San?Jose State ... Played as a key reserve in the secondary as a safety and was a valuable member of the Wolf Pack's special teams ... Recorded 29 tackles on the year, including a career-high eight in a win over Hawai`i.

High School

A graduate of Hug High School in Reno ... Was a three-sport standout who earned 12 varsity letters in his career in football, basketball and track and field ... Played both ways as a quarterback and defensive back for head coach Rollins Stallworth, a former Nevada player ... Was the Northern Nevada Player of the Year as a senior and a three-time all-state selection as a safety ... Was part of championship teams in track and basketball ... Part of a 4x100 relay team that broke the state record at 41.34 seconds and was ranked in the top 10 in the nation in triple jump.

Personal

Born Michael Williams on Oct. 15, 1990 in Monroe, La. ... Son of Bertha Henderson ... Has two sisters ... Is majoring in criminal justice with a minor in education ... Wants to be a police officer ... Was also recruited by USC, Washington, Boise State, UNLV and Fresno State ... Chose Nevada because of his love for the program and be close to home ... Sports hero is Ronnie Lott.

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