Fredie Williams (2001-02)
Complete bio with statistics [PDF]
Two-year letterwinner ... one of the top defensive point guards ever to play at Texas ... transferred from Mississippi Delta Community College prior to his junior season.
As a Senior in 2001-02
Team captain ... shared team's Most Outstanding Defensive Player honors (player vote) with Royal Ivey ... served as T.J. Ford's primary backup at point guard ... suffered a sprained MCL and partially torn ACL in his left knee during the second half of Texas' exhibition victory vs. EA Sports All-Stars (Nov. 13) ... missed the first 10 games of the season due to the injury ... returned from the injury on Dec. 29 (at Utah) and played in the final 24 games ... ranks second on the team in assists (52) ... saw 20 minutes of work when he returned to the court at Utah (Dec. 29) and recorded six points, three rebounds and three assists ... registered a career-high 17 points (6-of-9 FG), including three 3-pointers, vs. Baylor (Jan. 12) ... posted seven points, six rebounds and three assists at Texas Tech (Jan. 14) ... scored 10 points (3-of-4 FG), grabbed six boards, equaled his season high with four assists and added a season-high three steals vs. Nebraska (Jan. 19) ... recorded nine points (2-of-3 FG) at Baylor (Jan. 26) ... equaled his season best with three steals at Texas A&M (Feb. 6) ... posted 14 points (4-of-7 FG), including a perfect 5-of-5 effort from the charity stripe, three assists and two steals vs. #13 Oklahoma State (Feb. 20) ... registered five points (2-of-3 FG) and two assists vs. Texas Tech (Feb. 26) ... posted four points and two assists at Iowa State (Mar. 2) ... had eight points (3-of-5 FG and 2-of-3 threes), five assists and a steal in 17 minutes vs. Missouri in the Big 12 Tournament quarterfinals (Mar. 8) ... posted six points, three assists (without a turnover) and three steals in 24 minutes during the NCAA First Round game vs. Boston College (Mar. 15) ... married Amy Evelyn Parrot on Valentine's Day at the Travis County Precinct 2 office in a 20-minute ceremony performed by Justice of the Peace Barbara Bembry.
As a Junior in 2000-01
Backup at the point guard position ... team's Most Outstanding Defensive Player (player vote) ... named to the Big 12 Commissioner's honor roll for the Fall 2000 semester (minimum 3.0 GPA) ... played in 28 games (five starts) ... began the season as the starting point guard ... lost the starting job to Royal Ivey in game four (Indiana in the Preseason NIT) ... relegated to the bench for spot duty at point guard during much of the middle portion of the season ... earned the starting nod for back-to-back games at #12 Arizona (Jan. 27) and vs. Texas A&M (Jan. 30), before coming off the bench for the rest of the season ... sparkplug for the team over the last 10 games of the season, averaging 6.0 points in 21.9 minutes per contest while hitting 18-of-32 (.563) field goals ... also added 34 assists against just 12 turnovers with a team-high 16 steals during the span ... had the best assist-to-turnover ratio (60-to-30) on the team ... led the squad in assists 10 times ... missed the Southwest Texas game (Dec. 2) with a sprained left ankle and a bruised bone in his left ankle sustained in the UT-San Antonio victory (Nov. 28) ... recorded 11 points on 3-of-4 shooting (2-of-2 threes) and four assists in 18 minutes off the bench at South Florida (Dec. 9) ... did not see game action in five contests during a six-game span in late December through mid-January ... came off the bench to play 12 minutes and key the victory over #15 UConn (Jan. 15) ... registered two points, three assists without a turnover and a career-high four steals, as he stripped Taliek Brown twice in the final 45 seconds to seal the victory ... had three steals in 12 minutes in the overtime win at Oklahoma State (Feb. 17) ... posted a season-high 14 points on 4-of-5 shooting (6-of-6 FT), five assists against one turnover, three steals and two boards in 24 minutes during the win over #6 Iowa State (Feb. 24) ... held ISU star Jamaal Tinsley to 6-of-15 FG and four turnovers (drew two charges) before Tinsley fouled out with 7:53 left ... registered a career-high six assists against just one turnover in the win at Texas Tech (Mar. 3) ...provided a spark in the Big 12 Tournament, averaging 7.0 ppg in 28.7 mpg while recording 14 assists against five turnovers and six steals ... recorded nine points on 3-of-5 shooting, four assists and tied his career high with four steals in 24 minutes during the Big 12 quarterfinal win over Oklahoma State (Mar. 9) ...added seven points on 2-of-3 shooting, two steals, one block and a career-high eight assists (Texas Big 12 tourney record) against just one turnover in the Big 12 semifinal victory over Baylor (Mar. 10).
In Junior College
Mississippi Delta Community College in Morehead, Miss. (head coach Mike Greer) ... ranked as the #5 junior college point guard prospect in the country by Prepstars ... averaged 19.8 points, 9.0 assists and 4.3 steals per game during his sophomore season ... posted 24 points and 14 assists in the season-opener of his sophomore year despite breaking his jaw early in the game ... ranked as one of the top 25 junior college players in the nation by Bob Gibbons' All-Star Report heading into his sophomore year ... averaged 14 points and 5.7 assists per game during his freshman season at Mississippi Delta.
Evans High School in Augusta, Ga. ... averaged 20 points per game during his senior year before breaking a bone in his left foot midway through the season ... averaged 15.6 points, 6.6 rebounds and 4.6 assists per game as a junior.
Full name is Fredie James Williams II ... son of Fredie, Sr. and Verline Williams ... born Mar. 20, 1980 in Washington, D.C. ... majoring in kinesiology.