Wednesday, February 7, 2007

LSU Signee John Williams

One of the prized all-around athletes in the state for 2007 who can play on both sides of the ball ... Excelled at quarterback and free safety for Breaux Bridge ... Is expected to be a defensive back for the Tigers ... Received Class 4A first team all-state recognition after making 63 tackles with three picks as a senior ... As a senior, rushed for 511 yards on 52 carries and seven touchdowns ... Member of the Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen and New Orleans Times Picayune's Blue-Chip List ... Enjoyed a fabulous junior campaign and was named to the Class 4A all-state first team after leading the squad to its first-ever state championship ... As a junior quarterback, rushed for 660 yards and 10 touchdowns and threw for 641 yards and six touchdowns ... Was also an effective punt and kick returner ... Named the Athlete of the Week on Sept. 7, 2005 for his performance in a win against Lafayette ... Rushed 10 times for 98 yards and one touchdown, completed a touchdown pass and scampered 78 yards on a fumble return in the final seconds of the game for the winning score ... Comes from a high school program that produced LSU defensive backs Jessie Daniels and Jonathan Zenon ... Coached by Michael Mowad ... Cousin of former LSU star and NFL running back Domanick Davis ... Born Jan. 18, 1989.

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