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David Williams
David Williams

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Monroeville, Pa.

High School:
Gateway

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 179

Position:
WR

Birthdate:
09/04/1988

Experience:
SQ


Third-year player adds depth at wide receiver . . . AS A SOPHOMORE: Appeared in three games (UAB, Notre Dame, Wisconsin) . . . 2006 SEASON: Redshirted . . . presented the Jim Adams Award (unsung hero) after being named Scout Team Offensive Player of the Year in 2006 . . . named Scout Team Offensive Player of the Week vs. Ohio State . . . had four catches for 55 yards in the 2007 spring game . . HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Selected Pennsylvania's MVP in the Big 33 Football Classic after scoring on touchdown grabs of 38 (from former Spartan teammate Connor Dixon), 25 and 22 yards . . . accounted for 141 all-purpose yards in the June 2006 all-star game . . . named to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review "Terrific 25" Team . . . accounted for 1,538 all-purpose yards and 18 touchdowns as a senior for Coach Terry Smith at Gateway High School in Monroeville, Pa. . . . caught 21 passes for 600 yards (28.6 avg.) and eight TDs in 2005 . . . rushed for 224 yards (32 carries) and five TDs as a senior . . . returned 16 kickoffs for 478 yards (29.9 avg.) and two scores, plus 12 punts for 236 yards (19.7 avg.) and three TDs in 2005 . . . his scoring plays covered an average of 48 yards as a senior . . . turned in his best performance of the 2005 season in the Gators' 31-16 victory over Bethel Park in the first round of the WPIAL Class AAAA playoffs when he rushed for 180 yards and four TDs while filling in for injured quarterback Aaron Smith . . . finished third on the team in receptions as a junior, with 13 for 293 yards (22.5 avg.) and six TDs . . . had two TD grabs each vs. Fox Chapel (31 and 35 yards) and Connellsville (28 and 25 yards) in 2004 . . . also competed in basketball and track . . . nicknamed "D-Willy" . . . son of Glen and Shawn Williams . . . born Sept. 4, 1988 . . . majoring in advertising.

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