Penn State Monday Rewind: Trevor Williams

Hear from the Nittany Lion defensive back who won Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week honors for his two-pick performance in the win over Rutgers.

Penn State cornerback Trevor Williams was named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week following his two-interception, five-tackle performance in Saturday's 13-10 win at Rutgers.

It marked the first multi-pick game by a Nittany Lion DB since 2010, and was a huge positive step for the junior who moved from receiver to defensive back prior to the 2013 campaign.

Up until Saturday, Williams had experienced some tough times during his tenure in the PSU secondary. He was benched midway through the '13 season. In the 2014 opener vs. UCF, he was beaten on a perfect pass and catch that helped the Knights take the lead late in the game before State rallied for the win.

After his big game vs. the Scarlet Knights -- the two interceptions matched his previous career total -- Williams said the most difficult part of his earlier struggles was the thought that he was letting down his teammates.

Of course, his fellow Lions never really looked at it that way. They knew it was only a matter of time until things clicked for Williams. And Saturday, it all came together.

See what Williams and some of his teammates had to say about the performance in the video below.


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