No. 111 player in the nation and No. 18 player in Florida by Rivals ... No. 117 player in the nation by ESPN ... No. 186 player in the nation by 247Sports.com ... played tight end and fullback on offense and at defensive end ... had 1,229 rushing yards rushing and 21 touchdowns along with 15 receptions for 256 yards and one touchdown as a senior ... had 288 yards and four touchdowns on 28 carries as a junior ... coached by Leroy Kinard ... recruited by Danny Pearman and Jeff Scott ... signed Feb. 4, 2015 ... his father, Dayne Williams, played for Florida State against Clemson in the famous 1988 “Puntrooskie Game;” Dayne took the snap from center on the play, put the ball between the legs of the upback, Leroy Butler, who then raced down the sideline ... born Jan. 26, 1996.
Mickey Plyler on Williams: I remember his dad from his FSU days. Garrett is another tough kid. He is versatile in that he can play as an on the line tight end but he is athletic enough to get involved in the passing game too. Clemson has a great tight end tradition now and athletically Williams takes a backseat to no one.
Reminds Plyler of: Michael Palmer
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He is a jumbo athlete that can play on either side of the ball. Williams finished his season season with 128 carries for 1229 yards (9.6 ypg) and 21 rushing touchdowns. He also had 15 receptions for 256 yards and touchdown.
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