Notre Dame DE Williams to transfer

Notre Dame DE Williams to transfer

Published Jun. 11, 2015 7:48 p.m. ET

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Defensive end Jhonny Williams is transferring from Notre Dame after not playing as a freshman.

Notre Dame spokesman Michael Bertsch said Thursday the 6-foot-4, 260-pound from Benton Harbor, Michigan, about 35 miles from South Bend, had informed the coaching staff he plans to transfer. Williams announced the move with a posting on Facebook thanking people for their support.

Williams had been expected to compete for playing time in the fall.