Family and friends in the coaching profession paid him a visit at his mother’s home in Bald Knob on Saturday. The fellowship and love were all in hopes of lifting his spirits. He even received a message from St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Famer Jim Edmonds.
Williams, who still holds 10 UofM records, rushed for 6,026 career yards and 55 touchdowns in four seasons. In 2005, he was a Heisman Trophy candidate. His 263 rushing yards in 2004 against USF remain a single-game school record.
65 NEA standouts were selected in boys and girls across 5A, 4A, 3A, 2A, & 1A. Arkansas State signee Caleb London earned All-State honors for the 3rd straight season. London led Conway to the 6A State Finals.