One of the most heralded players in college football history... The 1998 Heisman
Trophy Winner and consensus First-Team All-American, Williams broke or tied 20
NCAA records and 44 UT records... The NCAA's all-time leading rusher with 6,279 yards...
Also holds NCAA records for most all-purpose yards (7,206), rushing TDs (72), total
TDs (75), scoring (452 points), games with a TD (33) and yards per carry at 6.2 (min.
781 carries), to name a few... Two-time consensus First-Team All-American, two-time
Doak Walker award winner, three-time First-Team All-Big 12 and two-time conference
Offensive Player of the Year... Candidate for the Sulivan Award as the nation's top
amatuer athlete... 1998: Along with winning the Heisman, he also
won the Maxwell Award, AP National Player of the Year, Walter Camp Player of the Year,
The Sporting News Player of the Year and Football News Offensive Player of the Year...
Broke Earl Campbell's school rushing record... Became the eight player in NCAA history
to rush for over 2,000 yards in a season... LOed the nation in rushing for the second
straight season... His 27 TDs was the thired highest single season in NCAA history...
Had two, 300-yard rushing games (school record 350 yards vs. Iowa State, 318 vs Rice)...
Had 259-yards vs. a Texas A&M defense which was ranked second nationally... Tied an
NCAA record for fastest to reach 1,000 rushing yards when he accomplished that feat
after five games... 1997: Finished fifth in the Heisman Trophy
balloting.. Doak Walker Award winner and consensus First-Team All-American... Let the
nation in rushing (172.1 ypg)... Had six, 200 yard rushing games, including a then-career
best 249 yards and five TDs vs. Rice... His 1,893 rushing yards broke Campbell's
20-year old season record of 1,744... 1996: His 1,272 rushing
yards ranked fourth on UT's single season list... First-Team All-Big 12... Had seven,
100-yard rushing games... 1995: Started 12 of 13 games as a true
freshman... Rushed for 990 yards and was named the Southwest Conference Freshman of the
year... Personal: Born May 21, 1977... Majoring in elementary
education... Selected in the eight round of the Major League Baseball Draft in 1995...
Played in the Philadelphia Phillies farm system during the summer.