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Rodrick Williams
Rodrick Williams

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Lewisville, Texas

High School:
Lewisville HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 228

Position:
Running Back


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OVERVIEW: Rated as a three-star prospect by Rivals.com • earned two-star rankings from both Scout.com and ESPN • listed as the No. 88 running back in the nation and the No. 224 player in the State of Texas by ESPN • No. 143 at the running back position, according to Scout.com • versatility shows in running and pass-catching ability • good speed for a bigger back • gets downhill quickly • runs through many arm-tackles • good field vision allows him to plant, cut and run to daylight.

HIGH SCHOOL: Currently attends 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 was born March 29, 1994 • son of Quwonia Williams.

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