Tyleik Williams


Player profile

  • Height 6-3
  • Weight 318
  • Hometown Manassas, Va.
  • Last School Unity Reed
  • Year 2nd Year

Follow on Social Media
Twitter: @tyleikk
Instagram: @tyleikk

Ohio State Overview
• Is in his second season with the program and has three seasons of eligibility
• Played in 12 games in 2021 as a true freshman and recorded 16 tackles
• Contributed 6.5 tackles-for-loss, for minus-51 yards, to rank in a tie for second on the team in that category
• Also second on the team with 5.0 quarterback sacks
• Earned freshman All-America and honorable mention all-Big Ten honors
• Recorded sacks in three consecutive games – vs. Tulsa, Akron and Rutgers – with a high of 2.0 sacks vs. Akron

Honors & Awards
2021: Freshman All-American (ESPN, 247Sports, Pro Football Focus); honorable mention all-Big Ten Conference

More on Tyleik
• One of 14 early enrollees who arrived on campus in January of 2021 and took part in spring practice
• A four-star prospect, Williams was the No. 4-ranked senior in Virginia and the No. 10 defensive tackle by 247Sports
• Has elite speed, athleticism and explosiveness
• Selected to play in the Army All-America Bowl
• As a junior, led then-Stonewall Jackson to eight wins and a Virginia Class 6 playoff appearance
• Was a first-team All-State pick while totaling 47 tackles and 3.5 sacks
• Is the son of Gloria Williams