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Maxx Williams

RS Sophomore

Waconia, Minn.

High School:
Waconia HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 250


1 Letter

Communication Studies


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Football vs Northwestern 10.11.14

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Football vs Eastern Illinois 08.28.14

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Texas Bowl: Minnesota vs. Syracuse

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Minnesota vs. Wisconsin (USATSI)

Minnesota vs. Wisconsin (USATSI)


Minnesota @ Northwestern


Photo Gallery

Game-By-Game Stats (PDF)

2014 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Caught two passes for 57 yards against Eastern Illinois • caught one pass, a 27-yard touchdown, against Middle Tennessee • hauled in three passes for 26 yards, which included a 12-yard touchdown from Chris Streveler • missed the San Jose State game with an injury • caught four passes for 51 yards and one touchdown at Michigan as he was named John Mackey Tight End of the Week • had two receptions for 64 yards, including a career-long 52-yard catch, against Northwestern.

2013 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Played in 13 games and started seven • led team in receiving yards (417) and tied for the team lead in receptions (25) and receiving touchdowns (5) • lone rush came on a fake punt where he picked up 7 yards and a first down • returned two kickoffs for 29 yards • finished third on the team in all-purpose yards with 453 (7 rushing, 417 receiving, 29 kick return) • shared Outstanding Offensive Freshman of the Year honors with Donovahn Jones • named to Athlon's Freshman All-America Third Team • named Academic All-Big Ten. Game-by-Game: Started and made his collegiate debut against UNLV • first career catch was a 10-yard touchdown against the Rebels • also returned a kickoff 14 yards against UNLV • made two catches for 37 yards at New Mexico State • caught two passes for 52 yards (longest was 33 yards) against Western Illinois • played against San Jose State, but did not record any statistics • started against Iowa, but did not record any statistics • made five catches for 54 yards and one touchdown at Michigan • competed at Northwestern, but did not record any statistics • caught one pass for 20 yards against Nebraska • caught four passes, including a game-winning 50-yard touchdown, for 78 yards at Indiana • hauled in two passes for 48 yards and scored one touchdown against Penn State • had 31 receiving yards on two catches against Wisconsin • picked up a first down after rushing for 7 yards on a fake punt at Michigan State and also caught one pass for 11 yards • had five catches for 76 yards and one touchdown against Syracuse.

2012: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduate of Waconia High School • Rivals.com ranked him as the No. 7 player in Minnesota, while Scout.com ranked as the No. 48 tight end in the nation • played in Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl as a punter, but also saw action at tight end, catching a touchdown pass during the game • earned All-State honors from the AP and Minnesota Vikings • third-team All-Metro by the Star-Tribune as a senior • earned All-Metro honors from KARE-11 as a punter in 2010 • passed for 784 yards and eight touchdowns as a quarterback in 2011, while rushing 120 times for 902 yards and 13 scores • recorded 80 tackles and two interceptions as a senior • coached by Pat Foley.

PERSONAL: Born April 12, 1994 • son of Brian and Rochele Williams • Brian, who lettered at Minnesota from 1986-88, was drafted by and played for the NFL's New York Giants from 1989-99 • grandfather Robert played quarterback at Notre Dame and was drafted by Chicago in 1959 • Rochelle played volleyball at the University of Minnesota from 1984-87 and received the Big Ten Medal of Honor in 1988 • uncle Ron played football for the Gophers and played two seasons of professional football for Barcelona in the World League of American Football.