Huskers’ Deontai Williams to return for extra season

Williams played in every game and made seven starts while earning honorable-mention All-Big Ten honors in 2020.
Deontai Williams "fired Up" To Be Back On The Field

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Another Blackshirt will return for the Husker defense in 2021.

Deontai Williams announced he will take advantage of the NCAA’s extra year of eligibility and play for the Huskers next season.

The hard-hitting safety played in every game and made seven starts while earning honorable-mention All-Big Ten honors in 2020. Williams finished with a career-high 51 tackles, and he also set career highs with 4.0 tackles for loss and 1.0 sack. He also broke up four passes, forced a fumble and recovered a fumble.

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