Senior safety is the fifth Buckeye to play in a 2013 all-star game
John Simon and Reid Fragel in Senior Bowl; Travis Howard and Nathan Williams in East-West
No. 4 Ohio State - 26, No. 20 Michigan - 21
Hyde rushes for 146 yards
Buckeyes and Wolverines meet for the 109th time and for the 95th consecutive year
Ohio State Overview: Nathan spent five seasons with the Buckeyes and lettered four years ... a talented football player, Nathan successfully came back from season-ending surgery in 2011 to play in 10 games for the undefeated Buckeyes in 2012 ... a fine football player whose return to the playing field was eagerly anticipated by the Ohio State coaching staff, Nathan started eight times and totaled 40 tackles and 3.5 tackles-for-loss as a senior ... he finished his career a veteran of 45 Ohio State games and 20 starting assignments ... he also finishes with 25.0 career tackles-for-loss and 12 quarterback sacks - both totals were second among current Buckeyes - and 132 career tackles ... he also had an interception, five pass break-ups, three forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries ... he recorded multiple quarterback sacks in games in 2008 (vs. Northwestern) and 2009 (vs. Purdue) ... his interception and 22-yard return on the first series helped secure a win over Miami in 2010 ... Nathan had 46 tackles as a junior in 2010 including 9.5 tackles-for-loss (totaling 44 yards) and 4.5 quarterback sacks to lead the team ... he recorded a career-best nine tackles (along with two TFLs and a sack) vs. Illinois ... recovered a fumble and had six tackles, including 2.5 TFLs, in the win over Michigan ... as a sophomore in 2009, Nathan had 26 tackles, including eight TFLs and 3.5 quarterback sacks ... he played in all 13 games ... and he played in nine games as a true freshman in 2008, totaling 18 tackles, including four TFLs and two sacks.
More on Nathan: Nathan is majoring in communication, and he was named Academic all-Big Ten for the 2009-10 academic year ... he was an all-Ohio defender who was district player of the year as a junior and senior for Miami Trace H.S. ... helped team to the South Central League championship as a senior by recording 139 tackles, 15 tackles-for-loss and five sacks ... also rushed for 524 yards and 10 touchdowns ... honored three times each as all-league, all-district and all-Ohio ... played in the Big 33 game ... a PrepStar All-American and a Buckeye BlueChip honoree ... also lettered in basketball and track ... was a teacher's assistant and DARE role model ... Nathan is the son of Trina White and Phillip Williams.
NATHAN WILLIAMS CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS
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