CAREER HIGHS Receptions: 7, at Oklahoma State (2012)
Yards: 52 2x, vs. Kansas (2012)*
Touchdowns: 1 2x, at Oklahoma State (2012)*
Longest Reception: 35, vs. West Virginia (2012)
All-Purpose Yards: 52 2x, vs. Kansas (2012)*
* Indicates most recent high
2012 Played in 12 games (6 starts) with 35 receptions, 352 receiving yards and caught two touchdowns... averaged 29.3 receiving yards/game... averaged 10.1 yards/catch... ended the year strong with at least 30 receiving yards and three catches in four of the last five games... caught at least one pass in all 12 games played... three of his top four receiving yardage games came in three of the final four games of the season... caught six passes for 46 yards against Minnesota (12/28) in the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas at Reliant Stadium... made one catch for four yards against Baylor (11/24) at Cowboys Stadium... recorded a career-best seven catches for 47 yards with a receiving touchdown at No. 24 Oklahoma State (11/17)... caught his first career touchdown on senior day with four catches for 52 yards against Kansas (11/10)... made three catches for 33 yards against No. 22 Texas (11/3)... had one reception for seven yards at No. 3 Kansas State (10/27)... joined senior teammate CB Eugene Neboh as a team captain against the Wildcats... caught three passes for 31 yards (long 14) at No. 21 TCU (10/20)... made one catch for 35 yards against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... recorded two catches for 15 yards against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... made one catch for eight yards at Iowa State (9/29)... caught four passes for 52 yards (long 20) against New Mexico (9/15)... made two catches for 22 yards in career debut at Texas State (9/8).
2011 Redshirt season.
WEST TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY West Texas A&M University (NCAA D-II) in Canyon, Texas... had two standout seasons for the Buffs, including an All-American sophomore season that included playing 11 games, making 96 catches for 1,321 yards (13.8 avg.) with eight touchdowns and an average of 120.1 yards per game... earned NCAA D-II Third Team All-America honors... named a Daktronics All-Super Region 4 second team member as a tight end... ranked among the top five nationally in both receptions per game and receiving yards per game... helped guide team to an 8-4 record... team leader as a freshman in receptions (66) and totaled 847 yards receiving with five touchdowns and averaged 70.6 yards per contest.
HIGH SCHOOL Aldine High School in Houston, Texas... tallied 63 catches as a senior to earn first team all-district honors... also participated in baseball and track and field... High School Coach: Bob Jones.
PERSONAL Tyson Williams... born December 7, 1989, in Houston, Texas... son of Phil and Donna Williams... has a younger brother, Trey... a human sciences major at Texas Tech.