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Sidney Williams

Sidney Williams - Football - Florida State Seminoles

Player profile

Defensive Back
Redshirt Sophomore
New Orleans, La.
high school
Vigor (Ala.)


Played in 11 games and made 12 tackles…recorded season-high three tackles in 44-14 win vs. Boston College…matched season-best tackles total in 38-8 win at Syracuse and in 49-17 win vs. Louisiana…made two solo tackles in 45-3 victory at Miami…had one solo stop in 24-23 win vs. LSU…also saw action vs. No. 22 Wake Forest, at No. 14 NC State, vs. No. 4 Clemson, in 41-16 win vs. Georgia Tech, in 45-38 victory vs. Florida and in 35-32 Cheez-It Bowl victory vs. Oklahoma.


Appeared in six games with four starts…recorded 32 tackles, one interception, three pass breakups and one fumble recovery…only FSU defender with interception and fumble recovery in 2021…made career-high 10 tackles and one pass breakup in start at North Carolina…grabbed first collegiate interception and made six tackles in start at Wake Forest…made five tackles in season opener vs. No. 9 Notre Dame…started vs. Jacksonville State and registered four tackles, one fumble recovery and one pass breakup…returned first career fumble recovery 27 yards to set up FSU’s first touchdown…recorded seven tackles and one pass breakup in start vs. Syracuse…also saw action vs. Louisville.


Appeared in eight games and recorded 22 tackles with one pass breakup…registered career-high eight tackles in each of final two games and totaled 20 tackles over season’s last three games…had eight stops and one pass breakup at North Carolina State before making eight tackles, including career-best five solo stops, in 56-35 win vs. Duke…recorded four tackles vs. Pitt…made collegiate debut at No. 12 Miami…had one solo tackle in 41-24 win vs. Jacksonville State and at Louisville…also saw action at No. 5 Notre Dame and in 31-28 victory vs. No. 5 North Carolina.


Three-star rated as Alabama’s 20th-best prospect and No. 44 athlete nationally by 247Sports…ranked 24th in Alabama and 27th nationally at his position by 247Sports Composite…rated 28th in Alabama by ESPN and Rivals…four-year letterman…recorded 15 tackles, one interception, three pass breakups and one blocked kick his senior season before being injured…helped lead Vigor to 14 wins and 2018 5A state championship game behind defense that allowed 8.4 points per game…sophomore year helped Wolves reach quarterfinal round of state tournament…also played basketball and ran track…selected Seminoles over multiple offers, including Auburn and Ole Miss.