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Avery Williamson on Titans role, defensive playbook, NFL adjustments

Former Kentucky Wildcats linebacker and new Tennessee Titans draft pick Avery Williamson describes his NFL transition with SB Nation: The Titans selected him with the No. 151 overall pick in the NFL Draft. The 6-foot-1, 246-pound Williamson is a Milan (Tenn.) native who played at Milan High School, so he’s getting to go into a very familiar area with the team that drafted him...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans reach deal with linebacker Avery Williamson

The Titans have agreed with yet another draft pick. The club announced Tuesday it had reached a four-year deal with fifth-round selection Avery Williamson, a linebacker from Kentucky. Williamson (6-1, 246) will play inside in the Titans’ scheme. He notched 102 tackles, four tackles for loss and one sack in 2013 for the Wildcats. Williamson was timed at 4.66 seconds in the 40...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Avery Williamson drafted by Tennessee Titans

Linebacker Avery Williamson smiles before UK’s home game against Louisville, Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Brandon Goodwin of the Kentucky Kernel The road to the NFL for former Kentucky Wildcats middle linebacker Avery Williamson is now complete after the Tennessee Titans selected him with the No. 151 overall pick in the NFL Draft. The 6-foot-1, 246-pound...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans take ILB Avery Williamson in 5th round

With their fifth-round pick, 151st overall, in the 2014 NFL Draft, the Tennessee Titans selected Kentucky linebacker Avery Williamson. Williamson was a highly productive tackling machine for the Wildcats, totaling 237 tackles between 2012 and 2013. He has decent size at 6’1, 246 pounds, and projects best as a run-stopper. He was one of the players that the Titans brought in for...
Via Total Titans
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

AW Video: Stoops on Tennessee Finale

In this Video feature, Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops and senior linebacker Avery Williamson talk about UK's preparation for the season finale against Tennessee on Saturday at Commonwealth Stadium.
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Kentucky dismisses Thomas brothers

Kentucky has dismissed sophomore linebacker Kadeem ''Pancho'' Thomas and younger brother Khalid, a freshman running back, for violation of team rules. Wildcats athletic department spokesman Tony Neely confirmed the players' dismissals Thursday but did not specify what rules were broken. The elder Thomas had 12 tackles in 10 games last season backing up senior...
Via AP on Fox
July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Kentucky Linebacker Says He’s Looking Forward To Hitting Teddy Bridgewater

When speaking to the media this afternoon, Kentucky linebacker Avery Williamson said the Wildcats plan on sending an early message to Louisville on Sunday. The thought of making physical contact with Cardinal quarterback Teddy Bridgewater seems to really have Williams excited. ”Ooo, I’d love to hit Teddy,” Williamson told Adam Lefkoe of WHAS11. “Gotta’ take that shot...
Via The Cardinal Connect
August 27, 2012  |  Discuss
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