Jaylin Williams - Men's Basketball (2024)

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2 Jaylin Williams

  • Height 6-8

  • Position Forward

  • Weight 245

  • Class Graduate Student

  • Hometown Nahunta, Ga.

  • High School Brantley County

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Biography

CAREER HONORS
• Three-Time SEC Academic Honor Roll (2020-21, 2021-22 and 2022-23)
• 2022-23 SEC Community Service Team
• 2022 Cancun Challenge Tournament MVP (Riviera Division)
• 2022 Cancun Challenge All-Tournament Team (Riviera Division)

SENIOR (2022-23)
Team’s third-leading scorer (11.2 ppg) and third-leading rebounder (4.7 rpg)playing and starting in 33 games of the season … Also knocked down the second-most 3-pointers made on the team (40) … Was a part of a senior class that was one of the winningest in program history compiling an 87-39 overall record and going 44-28 in SEC play over four seasons from 2019-23 … Their 44 league wins was the fifth-most in a four-year span … Reached double figures in 20 contests including a season-best 21 points against Mississippi State (1/14/23) and 20 points on 8-of-11 shooting versus Georgia State (12/14/22) … Led the Tigers to the Cancun Challenge Riviera Division Championship title with tournament wins over Bradley (11/22/22) and Northwestern (11/23/22) … Named Tournament MVP and to the All-Tournament Team … Made a career-high four steals versus Texas Southern (11/18/22) … Earned a spot on the SEC Community Service Team for his volunteer work off-the-court … Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the third year in a row.

JUNIOR (2021-22)
One of the team’s top reserves seeing action in 31 games of the season averaging 5.6 points, 2.7 rebounds and 0.5 blocks per game ... Connected on 27-of-33 free-throw attempts (.818) ... Had six double-digit scoring efforts including a season-high 14 points against Florida (1/8/22) ... Snagged nine points and seven boards in a win over Syracuse in the Battle 4 Atlantis (11/26/21) ... Tallied 4.4 points and 2.6 rebounds per game in SEC play ... Turned in 13 points and five rebounds in 16 minutes of play in the team’s first meeting with Georgia (1/19/22) … Tied his career high with 11 rebounds in just 16 minutes versus Texas A&M(2/12/22) … Netted eight points in just 12 minutes off the bench against Vanderbilt (2/16/22) ... Scored eight points including two 3-pointers before suffering a mouth injury early in the second half versus Jacksonville State in the NCAA First Round (3/18/22) … Recorded a team-high 12 points on 5-of-8 shooting from the field before fouling out against Miami (Fla.) in the NCAA Second Round (3/20/22) … Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

SOPhom*oRE (2020-21)
Started all 27 games of the season and was one of the team’s go-to options offensively … Averaged 10.9 points, 4.7 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.4 blocks in 26.4 minutes per game … Was among the SEC’s most-improved players after raising his scoring output (+8.5) from 2.4 points per game as a freshman to 10.9 points per tilt as a sophom*ore … His 1.44 blocks per game ranked sixth in the SEC … One of 12 players (one of just three underclassmen) in the country to have 250 points, 50 assists, 35 blocks and 15 steals … Scored in double figures 16 times including two 20-point outings … Blocked two-or-more shots in 13 games including nine of his last 16 … Averaged 10.7 points, 4.2 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.4 blocks per game in SEC play… Made his first career start and posted his first career double-double with 18 points and a career-best 11 rebounds leading Auburn to an overtime victory against Saint Joseph’s (11/26/20) … Registered a career-high 24 points on 6-of-10 shooting from downtown at Ole Miss (1/6/21) … Made a career-high five blocks at Georgia (1/13/21) … Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

FRESHMAN (2019-20)
Appeared in 14 games off the bench including eight in SEC play … Averaged 2.4 points, 1.8 rebounds, 0.4 assists, 0.4 blocks and 0.4 assists in 7.1 minutes per game ... Team’s top contributor off the bench during the final five games of the season, where he averaged 4.2 points and 3.0 rebounds per game … Shot a 53 percent clip in 13 minutes per contest ... Saw 16 minutes of action tallying six rebounds, two steals and an assist at Georgia (2/19/20) … Scored a then career-high eight points and added three steals versus Tennessee (2/22/20).

HIGH SCHOOL
Rated a four-star recruit by both Rivals and 247Sports … Tabbed as the No. 109 overall prospect in the Class of 2019 by Rivals and No. 120 by 247Sports … The No. 4-ranked player in the state of Georgia by 247Sports … Played for Brantley County High School where he was a first team all-state selection as a junior and senior … Averaged 25 points and 14 rebounds per game … Also lettered in football and was a wide receiver … Played for Game Elite on the adidas circuit averaging 11.9 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game, while shooting 63 percent from the floor … Produced stat lines of 31 points, 14 assists and 11 rebounds and 27 points, 13 rebounds and four blocks for Game Elite.

PERSONAL
Son of Shantel Williams … Born on July 26, 2000 … Is an only child … Interned with Auburn Wheelchair Basketball during the Fall 2022 semester … Is one of only two Auburn players to ever hail from Nahunta, Georgia, next to SEC Legend, 1963 NBA Draft pick and two-time SEC performer Layton Johns (1960-63) … Graduated from the College of Education with a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology in May 2023 … Enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts.

CAREER SUPERLATIVES
Points:24 at Ole Miss (1/6/21)
Field Goals Made:9 vs. Georgia (2/2/21)
Field Goals Attempted:15 vs. Mississippi State (1/14/23)
3-Point Field Goals Made:6 at Ole Miss (1/6/21)
3-Point Field Goals Attempted:10 at Ole Miss (1/6/21)
Free Throws Made:8 vs. Tennessee (2/27/21)
Free Throws Attempted:10 vs. Tennessee (2/27/21)
Rebounds:11 vs. Texas A&M (2/12/22), vs. Saint Joseph’s (11/26/20)
Assists:8 vs. Memphis (12/12/20)
Blocks:5 at Georgia (1/13/21)
Steals:4 vs. Texas Southern (11/18/22)
Minutes Played:37 vs. Saint Joseph’s (11/26/20)
Double-Figure Games:42
20-Point Games:4
10-Rebound Games:3
Double-Doubles:1
Dunks:45

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Historical Player Information

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    2019-20Freshman

    Forward

    6'7" 230 lbs

    2

  • 23

    2020-21Sophom*ore

    Forward

    6'8" 230 lbs

    23

  • 2

    2021-22Junior

    Forward

    6'8" 230 lbs

    2

  • 2

    2022-23Senior

    Forward

    6'8" 230 lbs

    2

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    2023-24Graduate Student

    Forward

    6'8" 245 lbs

    2

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