1. 3-star high school recruit
LB Dorian Williams was a 3-star recruit at Indian Land High School, where he led his team to the South Carolina AAA State Playoffs. The LB also was also a 2-time All-Region IV-AAA pick and earned Region Defensive Player of the Year at DB recognition.
2. Childhood dream
Williams simply plays football because he loves the game and is living out his childhood dream.
"Dorian has never not had a smile on his face. He always makes me smile because he's having a good time out there. You love to coach guys that love to play the game because they are playing for the right reason and not anything external." -- Tulane Linebackers Coach Michael Mutz told si.com.
3. Tulane tackler
In 49 games at Tulane, Williams tallied 194 solo tackles, 312 combined tackles, 28 tackles for loss, 10.5 sacks, two interceptions, and six QB hits. In 2022, Williams recorded 31 solo tackles, the third most in FBS. The LB led his team in tackles in 2020 and 2022, and he was second on the team in 2021 with 73 total tackles.
4. Senior year star
During his senior year with the Green Wave, Williams earned 1st-Team All-American Athletic Conference honors and collected Most Outstanding Defensive Player honors for his performance at the Cotton Bowl Classic against the University of Southern California with 17 tackles. In 14 games, he logged a total of 131 tackles, 8.5 TFLs, eight pass breakups, two interceptions, and 22 total pressures.
5. Life off the field
The three-year starter majored in Homeland Security Studies at Tulane. Williams is the youngest of four, with one older brother and two older sisters. When he's not playing football, he enjoys fishing in his free time.
Check out the best photos of Bills third round pick Dorian Williams from his time at Tulane.