2012 FRESHMAN SEASON: Played in the final eight games of the season and started against Purdue rushed 57 times for 261 yards and two touchdowns shared Outstanding Offensive Freshman of the Year honors with quarterback Philip Nelson. Game-by-Game: Made his Minnesota and collegiate debut against Northwestern and had six carries for 18 yards competed at Wisconsin and carried the ball six times for 20 yards registered nine carries for 43 yards and his first career touchdown vs. Purdue picked up 42 yards on nine carries vs. Michigan rushed 10 times for 55 yards and recorded the first catch of his career at Illinois rushed seven times at Nebraska and once against Michigan State set career highs in carries (12) and yards (60), while rushing for one touchdown vs. Texas Tech.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Lewisville High School back-to-back second-team All-District 8-5A selection rushed for 850 yards on 157 carries with five touchdowns in 2011 caught 26 passes for 389 yards and three TDs as a senior totals from his 2011 campaign ranked No. 10 in total rushing yards in the state and No. 25 in yards per game ranked No. 9 in Texas in all-purpose yards for 2011 with 1,239 carried the ball 94 times for 465 yards and four scores during his junior season of 2010 coached by Dick Olin.
PERSONAL: Rodrick Williams Jr. was born March 29, 1994 son of Rodrick Sr. and Quwonia Williams has two proud younger brothers Chandler and Corbin Williams.