2014 (with Ari.): Played in all 16 games for the first time in his career, making nine starts…Totaled a career-high 45 tackles (28 solo), one sack, one forced fumble and one pass defensed…(9/8) vs. SD: Posted three tackles (two)…(9/14) at NYG: Recorded three tackles (two)…(9/21) vs. SF: Totaled two tackles…(10/12) vs. Was.: Tallied two tackles…(10/19) at Oak.: Tied for the team lead with six tackles (one) in the victory…(11/2) at Dal.: Tied for the team lead with a season-best seven tackles (five) and picked up his first sack of the season when he took down QB Brandon Weeden for a 9-yard loss in the second quarter…(11/16) vs. Det.: Posted three tackles and one forced fumble, his first of the season, when he knocked the ball away from RB Joique Bell…(11/23) at Sea.: Collected two tackles…(11/30) at Atl.: Recorded five tackles (one)…(12/11) at StL.: Posted one tackle and one pass defensed…(12/21) vs. Sea.: Posted three tackles…(12/28) at SF: Recorded three solo tackles…Postseason: (1/3/15) at Car.: Collected six tackles (three solo).
2013 (with Ari.): Played in 14 games and made 10 starts, recording 34 tackles (18 solo)…Also notched his first career sack and INT, which he returned two yards for a TD…Added one pass defensed…(9/8) at StL.: Scored his first career TD when he intercepted a deflected pass and returned it two yards for a score in the third quarter…Marked his first career INT and first TD of any kind at any level…Added three tackles…(10/6) vs. Car.: Collected two tackles…(10/13) at SF: Tallied five tackles…(10/17) vs. Sea.: Recorded three tackles…(11/10) vs. Hou.: Led the defensive line with five tackles (two)…(11/17) at Jac.: Recorded a season-high six tackles (two)…(11/24) vs. Ind.: Posted two tackles…(12/1) at Phi.: Played in his 50th career game…(12/22) at Sea.: Posted four solo tackles, tying a season high…(12/29) vs. SF: Recorded his first career sack, taking down QB Colin Kaepernick for a 13-yard loss in the fourth quarter…Added three tackles and one pass defensed.
2012 (with Ari.): Played in 15 games and made a career-high 11 starts…Posted 41 tackles and a career-high 30 solo tackles…Added one pass defensed and his only career fumble recovery…(9/9) vs. Sea.: Recorded two tackles…(9/23) vs. Phi.: Notched his first career fumble recovery when he recovered a loose ball from QB Michael Vick…(9/30) vs. Mia.: Collected two tackles…(10/4) at StL.: Posted three tackles (two solo)…(11/4) at GB: Tallied four tackles, all solo…(11/18) at Atl.: Recorded one tackle and one pass defensed…(11/25) vs. StL.: Led the defensive line with four tackles (three)…(12/2) at NYJ: Established a new career high and led the team with 10 tackles (six)…(12/23) vs. Chi.: Posted four tackles…(12/30) at SF: Led the defensive line with eight tackles (six)…Reached 100 career tackles in the contest.
2011 (with Ari.): Started the first 10 games before suffering an arm injury that ended his season…Collected 22 tackles (14 solo) and two passes defensed on the season…Placed on the reserve/injured list on Nov. 22…(9/11) vs. Car.: Made his first career start and led the defensive line with four solo tackles…(9/18) at Was.: Posted one tackle and one pass defensed…(9/25) at Sea.: Posted one tackle…(10/12) vs. NYG: Totaled two tackles…(10/9) at Min.: Recorded three tackles (one)…(10/23) vs. Pit.: Posted two tackles…(10/30) at Bal.: Tallied three tackles (two)…(11/20) at SF: Set a season high with six tackles and posted one pass defensed…Suffered an arm injury in the fourth quarter that ended his season.
2010 (with Ari.): Played in 15 games as a rookie, totaling 37 tackles (26 solo), one forced fumble and two passes defensed…(9/12) at StL.: Made his NFL debut and recorded one tackle and one forced fumble…(9/26) vs. Oak.: Posted two tackles…(10/31) vs. TB: Recorded five tackles (two)…(11/7) at Min.: Tallied four tackles…(11/14) vs. Sea.: Totaled two tackles…(11/21) at KC: Recorded one tackle and his first career pass defensed…(11/29) vs. SF: Led the defensive line with six tackles, all solo…(12/5) vs. StL.: Led the defensive line for the second straight week with six tackles (five)…(12/19) at Car.: Finished with five tackles (three)…(12/25) vs. Dal.: Recorded two tackles and one pass defensed…(1/2/11) at SF: Totaled one tackle.
COLLEGE: Started 32-of-45 games at Tennessee and recorded 160 tackles, seven sacks and 25 tackles for loss…Added one fumble recovery, one pass defensed and one blocked FG attempt…Started all 13 games at defensive tackle as a senior in 2009 and recorded a career-high 70 tackles to lead all defensive linemen…Added nine tackles for loss, 2.5 sacks and nine QB pressures, earning Associated Press All-SEC first-team honors…Appeared in 12 games with nine starts at defensive tackle as a junior…Led all defensive linemen with 48 tackles and added 1.5 sacks, 8.5 tackles for loss and nine QB pressures while also adding one pass defensed…Was part of a Volunteers defense that ranked 10th in the nation in scoring defense (16.7 points per game) and third nationally in total defense (263.5 yards per game)…Appeared in all 14 games (10 starts) as a sophomore…Started seven of the season’s final eight games…Finished with 40 tackles and added two sacks, 6.5 tackles for loss and three QB pressures while also recording the first FG block of his career at Kentucky…Saw action in six games at defensive tackle as a freshman, including in each of the final three contests…Shared the Andy Spiva Award as the most improved player during spring drills…Redshirted as a true freshman…Majored in legal studies.
PERSONAL: Attended Memphis (Tenn.) East High School, where he helped his team reach the state playoffs in each of his final two seasons…Earned Associated Press all-state honors as a senior in 2004, totaling 132 tackles, five sacks, four forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries…As a junior, totaled 85 tackles, five sacks, three forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries and was all-metro and all-region.
Oakland Raiders defensive tackle Dan Williams spoke to the media in the locker room and discussed the Ravens, DT Justin Ellis' injury and the return of DL C.J. Wilson.