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Kenny Williams
Kenny Williams

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pflugerville, Texas

High School:
Hendrickson

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 228

Position:
Running Back

Experience:
3L

Major:
Nutrition


12/18/2014

Marquez, Williams Set To Play In The NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

Game set for Jan. 17 at the SubHub Center in Carson, Calif.

11/22/2014

Red Raiders Push Past Iowa State, 34-31

DeAndre Washington rushes for a career-high 186 yards Saturday in 34-31 victory over Iowa State

11/01/2014

Texas Tech Falls to Texas, 34-13

The Red Raiders will return on November 15th against the Oklahoma Sooners.

09/07/2014

Postgame Notes

Texas Tech at UTEP

11/02/2013

No. 15 Red Raiders Drop First Home Game, 52-34

Jace Amaro had 15 receptions for 174 yards and a touchdown in loss to No. 18 Oklahoma State.

08/29/2014

Texas Tech TV Pregame Show: Central Arkansas

08/09/2014

Position Preview: Linebackers

04/12/2014

2014 Spring Game Highlights

2014 Spring Game Highlights

04/09/2014

Spring Football: The Switch - Kenny Williams

11/09/2013

Survivor: Jennie Bailey

Survivor: Jennie Bailey

10/25/2014

Football vs. #10 TCU (USA Today)

Football vs. #10 TCU; photos by Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

08/04/2014

2014 Training Camp - Practice No. 1

Photos from the first day of the 2014 training camp

08/03/2014

Texas Tech Football Local Media Day

Texas Tech Football Local Media Day

07/21/2014

Big 12 Media Days

Texas Tech at Big 12 Media Days

12/30/2013

Texas Tech vs. Arizona State

Texas Tech vs. Arizona State

Photo Gallery

CAREER HIGHS
Rushes: 18, vs. Texas (2012)
Rushing Yards: 105, vs. New Mexico (2012)
Rushing Touchdowns: 2 3x, at West Virginia (2013)*
Longest Rush: 47, at TCU (2012)
Total Touchdowns: 2 3x, at West Virginia (2013)*
Receptions: 5, at West Virginia (2013)
Receiving Yards: 70, at TCU (2014)
Receiving Touchdowns: 1 3x, at Iowa State (2014)*
Longest Reception: 57, at TCU (2014)
All-Purpose Yards: 121, vs. Iowa State (2013)
Tackles: 7, at UTEP (2014)
Tackles For Loss: 0.5, at Kansas State (2014)
Sacks: None
Interceptions: None
Pass Breakups: None
Fumble Recoveries: None
* Indicates most recent high

2014
Paul Hornung Award Watch List... NFL Players Association Collegiate Bowl participant... played in 12 games (6 starts - 3 on offense/3 on defense) with 11 carries for 78 yards (7.1 avg.) with a rushing touchdown... made eight catches for 152 receiving yards with two touchdown receptions while averaging 19.0 yards/catch... also made 22 tackles (14 solo) with 0.5 tackles for loss and one quarterback hurry... played in final career game making two receptions for 18 yards against No. 5 Baylor (11/29) at AT&T Stadium... recorded 20th career TD (16 rushing/4 receiving) at Iowa State on 44-yard TD reception - last Red Raider RB to post 20 career touchdowns was Eric Stephens Jr. (25 TDs - 2009-12)... had three rushes for 55 yards (long 44) and caught game-winning TD (44 yards) to give Red Raiders 34-31 win at Iowa State (11/22)... had one carry and made one reception against No. 24 Oklahoma (11/15)... rushed twice for six yards and scored a rushing touchdown (6 yards) and made one catch for four yards against Texas (11/1)... ran once for 12 yards and made two catches for 70 yards, including a career-long 57-yard reception that went for a touchdown from QB Davis Webb at No. 10 TCU (10/25)... the 57-yard TD reception marked the first points of the game, which ended up matching a school record for most combined points scored in a single-game (109 points)... made first offensive start (RB) of the season against Kansas (10/18) with four rushes for eight yards and made one reception for nine yards... returned to the running back position - first time on offense this season - in week six against West Virginia (10/11)... didn't make a carry but lined up several times at running back... also recorded a tackle against the Mountaineers... posted two tackles (both solo) with 0.5 tackles for loss at No. 22 Kansas State (10/4)... notched two tackles (both solo) at No. 24 Oklahoma State (9/25)... made five tackles (four solo) against Arkansas (9/13)... collected seven tackles (three solo) at UTEP (9/6)... made season debut - and also first career start on the defensive side of the ball at the RAIDER position - in season opener against Central Arkansas (8/30) making three tackles (all solo)... marked 37th career game during first game of senior season... played offense (RB) and on special teams during first three seasons as a Red Raider (2011-13).

2013
Played in 13 games (12 starts) with 125 rushes for 497 yards with eight touchdowns... averaged 4.0 yards/carry and 38.2 yards/game... led the team in rushing attempts, rushing yards and rushing touchdowns... made 30 receptions for 264 receiving yards with one receiving touchdown... averaged 8.8 yards/catch and 20.3 yards/game... ran eight times for 17 yards and caught two passes for 26 receiving yards helping the Red Raiders to a 37-23 upset over No. 14 Arizona State (12/30) at the National University Holiday Bowl at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego... rushed four times for 41 yards (long 35) with two receptions at Texas (11/28)... carried eight times for 48 yards (6.0 avg.) with a 17-yard rush against No. 4 Baylor (11/16) at AT&T Stadium in Arlington... rushed a team-high 15 times for 66 yards (long 11) while having streak of five straight games with a rushing touchdown snapped against Kansas State (11/9)... carried nine times for 45 yards with a rushing touchdown against No. 12 Oklahoma State (11/2)... is the first Red Raider since 2011 (Eric Stephens - 5) to rush for at least one touchdown in five consecutive games... rushed seven times for 24 yards and a rushing touchdown while catching two passes for 19 yards and throwing a three-yard touchdown pass to Eric Ward at No. 12 Oklahoma (10/26)... three-yard TD pass to Ward marked the first by a non-QB for the Red Raiders since RB Eric Stephens threw a three-yard TD pass to Darrin Moore against Kansas in 2012... rushed for multiple touchdowns for the second time this season (3rd time in career) with 16 carries for 58 yards rushing and two touchdowns at West Virginia (10/19)... set new career highs for receptions (5) and receiving yards (62) against the Mountaineers... made 17 carries for 80 yards with a rushing touchdown (long 17 yards) against Iowa State (10/12)... rushed 12 times for 42 yards with a rushing touchdown at Kansas (10/5)... touchdown marked third of the season (10th career)... made eight carries for 17 yards (long 8) against Texas State (9/21)... rushed five times for 16 yards (long 14) and caught a 50-yard touchdown pass from Baker Mayfield one minute and nine seconds into the game giving Texas Tech a 7-0 lead over No. 24 TCU... scored a pair of rushing touchdowns on seven carries for 36 yards in home opener against Stephen F. Austin (9/7)... marked his first multiple rushing touchdowns game of the season (2nd career)... became the first Red Raider with multiple rushing touchdowns in a game since Eric Stephens against Northwestern State (2012 season opener)... made season debut rushing nine times for seven yards in season opener at SMU (8/30).

2012
All-Big 12 (Honorable Mention)... BIG 12 RANKINGS: 10th in rushing yards (824)... 10th in rushing yards/game (63.4)... played in 13 games (11 starts) with 143 rushes and 824 rushing yards with five rushing touchdowns... averaged 63.4 yards rushing/game... averaged 5.8 yards/rush... also caught 16 passes for 163 receiving yards with one touchdown... 824 rushing yards mark the most by a Red Raider underclassmen since 2006 (Shannon Woods - Soph. - 926)... one of 21 Big 12 players with a 100-yard rushing performance... rushed for at least 60 yards in eight games... scored a touchdown in six games during the season... had at least one reception in 10-of-13 games played... had multiple catches in five contests... rushed seven times for 45 yards (6.4 avg.) and caught two passes for 28 yards against Minnesota (12/28) in the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas at Reliant Stadium... carried 12 times for 89 yards with a rushing touchdown against Baylor (11/24) at Cowboys Stadium... also caught a pass for 11 yards against the Bears... carried 14 times for 78 yards (long 16) at No. 24 Oklahoma State (11/17)... rushed nine times for 37 yards and made one catch for 20 yards against Kansas (11/10)... had 18 carries for 71 yards with a rushing touchdown while making three catches for 22 yards against No. 22 Texas (11/3)... rushed 15 times for 81 yards (long 13) and caught 1 pass for seven yards at No. 3 Kansas State (10/27)... carried six times for 47 yards (long 47) with a touchdown at No. 21 TCU (10/20)... rushed six times for 31 yards and caught two passes for 33 yards (long 24) against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... carried seven times for 24 yards with second touchdown of the season (4th career) against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... led the team with 15 carries and 80 yards rushing (long 23) at Iowa State (9/29)... collected first career 100-yard rushing performance with 14 carries for 105 yards (long 31) against New Mexico (9/15)... joined teammate Eric Stephens Jr. as the first set of Tech RBs to each rush for over 100-yards in the same game since 1998 (Ricky Williams/Rob Peters - vs. Baylor)... rushed five times for 62 yards while averaging 12.4 yards per carry at Texas State (9/8)... led the team with 74 yards rushing on 15 carries (4.9 avg.) and caught two passes for 23 yards with a two-yard touchdown reception in season opener against Northwestern State (9/1).

2011
Played in 10 games (0 starts) with 43 rushes for 135 yards with two rushing touchdowns... averaged 3.1 yards per rush and 13.5 yards rushing per game... caught six passes for 52 yards while averaging 8.7 yards per reception... rushed nine times for 41 yards with two rushing touchdowns (4.6 avg.) against No. 18 Baylor (11/26)... also caught three passes for 25 yards against the Bears... became first Red Raider freshman to score a pair of rushing touchdowns in a single-game since 2010 (Ben McRoy - vs. Weber State)... joined Eric Stephens (three times) as the only Red Raiders to rush for a pair of touchdowns in a single-game during the season... carried five times for 28 yards (5.6 avg.) and caught two passes for 25 yards at Missouri (11/19)... rushed eight times for 22 yards against No. 2 Oklahoma State (11/12)... led team with 25 rushing yards on 10 carries at No. 25 Texas (11/5)... rushed two times for seven yards against Iowa State (10/29)... ran for 27 yards on six carries (4.5 avg.) against No. 17 Kansas State (10/15)... rushed four times for two yards at Kansas (10/1)... made career debut with two rushes for three yards against Nevada (9/24).

HIGH SCHOOL
Hendrickson High School in Pflugerville, Texas... four-star prospect by both Rivals and Scout ... ranked nationally by Rivals as the 17th best running back in the 2011 class ... PrepStar All-American ... No. 21 on Superprep Texas 120 ... No. 23 Superprep All-America Running Back ... known for his size and strength but clocked at an impressive 4.48 in the 40 ... named second-team All-State in Class 4A ... ran for 1,373 yards on 179 attempts his senior season while scoring 13 touchdowns and averaging 7.7 yards-per-carry ... as a junior, he ran for 1,714 yards on 174 attempts (9.0 yards-per-carry) and 20 touchdowns ... selected to participate in the 2011 Team USA vs. The World game set for Feb. 2 in Austin... High School Coach: Chip Killian

PERSONAL
Kenny Williams... born November 16, 1992, in Austin, Texas... son of Kenneth and Dimitria Williams... has two older siblings, Chauncy and Jaimee, and a younger sibling, Jordan... enjoys weightlifting and shopping... a nutrition major at Texas Tech.

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