Bucknell Football BIO
4 C.J. Williams
Ranks sixth on Bucknell’s career rushing yards list (2,334) ... tied for third in program history with 12 career 100-yard rushing games.
2016 (Senior): Earned Bobby Pangburn Memorial Award for commitment, dedication and unqualified friendship at team's end-of-season awards banquet ... missed season due to injury ... remained with program as a student assistant coach.
2015 (Junior): Preseason All-Patriot League selection ... appeared in and started six games ... had season cut short due to injury ... three 100-yard rushing games ... season-high 133 yards came at Cornell on season-high 35 carries ... finished second on team in both carries (130) and rushing yards (534) ... had at least one run of 10+ yards in all six games played ... totaled 14 receptions for 137 yards ... second on team with 671 all-purpose yards.
2014 (Sophomore): Preseason All-Patriot League selection ... Second Team All-Patriot League for second straight year ... rushed 170 times for 901 yards to lead the team in both categories ... ranked third in the Patriot League in rushing yards ... was on pace to become first Bison to rush for 1,000 yards since 2004, but missed last couple games due to injury ... played in eight games with seven starts ... had five 100-yard outings, including season-high 188 yards against Cornell ... caught 13 passes for 173 yards ... 1,074 all-purpose yards were most on team and ranked sixth in Patriot League ... scored nine touchdowns to tie Will Carter for most on team ... all nine touchdowns were on the ground ... at least one touchdown in each of first six games ... named Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week Sept. 1 after rushing 17 times for 164 yards and two touchdowns in season-opening win vs. VMI ... recorded tackles again Bryant and Georgetown.
2013 (Freshman): Second Team All-Patriot League selection ... four 100-yard rushing performances ... 12th Bison to have at least four 100-yard games in same season ... became first Bison freshman to rush for 100 yards in a game since 2006 with 148 in second career game at Cornell ... led team with 899 rushing yards on 212 carries ... most yards by a Bison running back since 2003 ... second-most rushing yards by a freshman in program history ... also caught 12 passes for 130 yards ... led team with 1,029 all-purpose yards, more than double anyone else on roster ... at least 50 all-purpose yards in each game played ... ran for eight touchdowns ... caught three touchdown passes ... 11 total touchdowns ranked tied for ninth on program’s single-season list ... named to Jerry Rice Award Watch List ... named to CFPA National Freshman Performer of the Year Watch List ... earned team’s Big Blue Award as the outstanding back or receiver ... appeared in 10 games and started seven.
Calvert Hall High School/Navy Prep: Graduated from Calvert Hall High School in 2012 ... attended Navy Prep for a post-grad year ... Tom Lemming National Top Player at running back ... Crab Bowl and Chesapeake Bowl participant ... named the top athlete in Baltimore by ABC2 as a senior ... three-time all-state and All-Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association ... First Team All-Metro and All-Patriot teams as a senior ... team captain as senior ... All-American Army Bowl Combine invite as a junior ... rushed for 1,000+ yards as a sophomore ... member of varsity and team’s starting kick returner as a freshman ... was also a member of track & field team during high school.
Personal: Chet Russell Williams Jr. ... born Aug. 10, 1993 in Baltimore, Maryland ... son of Chet and Susan Williams ... has one sibling, Taylor ... grandfather (Army), uncle (Wagner) and father (McDaniel) participated in college athletics ... majoring in education.
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