2013: Played in, and started all 12 games ... Finished fifth on the team with 59 tackles, including six for losses, and 1.5 sacks ... Was also credited with a forced fumble ... Recorded a career-high 14 tackles in the win over Nicholls State ... One of his 14 tackles against the Colonels was a sack ... Had seven tackles and forced a fumble against Central Arkansas.
2012:Saw playing time in six games and finished season with seven solo tackles ... Matched a personal best with three tackles at Hawai`i (9/15) and equaled that total in 52-21 victory over McMurry (10/13) ... Also registered first career sack against McMurry for a 2-yard loss ... Other tackle came in 34-24 Southland Conference win over Nicholls (11/10).
2011: Played in eight games with a start at Nicholls (11/12) ... Finished the year with five tackles as a reserve linebacker ... Registered single tackle performances against Texas College (9/3), Incarnate Word (9/17), Southeastern Louisiana (10/1), Texas State (10/15) and Nicholls.
2010: Appeared in eight games as a freshman, finishing with eight total tackles ... Recorded a season-high three tackles at Stephen F. Austin (9/25) ... Had two tackles, including a sack that produced an 11-yard loss, in Lamar's season-ending 44-6 win over Oklahoma Panhandle State (11/20).
High School:Selected to first-team berth on The Port Arthur News' 38th Annual Super Team after helping Central post a 9-4 record and second-place finish in District 20-4A ... Was twice named first-team All-District 20-4A ... Twice earned a second-team berth on the Beaumont Enterprise Super Gold Team ... Willie Ray Smith Award finalist after the 2009 season.
Personal: William Jones was born on Sept. 18, 1991, in Port Arthur, Texas ... Son of Wilbert Jones and Patricia A. Williams ... Majoring in mathematics.