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David Williams
David Williams

#33 David Williams

Running Back | Senior | 6-1 | 229 | Philadelphia, Pa. | Imhotep Institute Charter HS / University of South Carolina

Junior at South Carolina (2016)
Rushed for 239 yards and three touchdowns on 56 carries … Turned 14 of his carries into first downs and five into runs of 10 or more yards … Caught nine passes for 72 yards … Had a 10-yard play either on the ground or receiving in six of nine games played … vs. East Carolina (Sept. 17): Had 83 all-purpose yards on just eight touches, highlighted by 67 yards on the ground … Three of his seven carries went for over 15 yards while he accounted for four first downs … vs. UMass (Oct. 22): Scored a pair of first half touchdowns during a 69-yard day on the ground … Highlighted by a season-long run of 33 yards, he totaled 54 yards on seven carries in the first quarter … at Florida (Nov. 12): Accounted for the team’s lone touchdown on a 1-yard run in the fourth quarter … Ran for 20 yards and added 26 receiving yards on four receptions.

Sophomore at South Carolina (2015)
Made first four career starts and played in all 12 games … Third on the team with 299 yards rushing on 86 carries … Had 11 receptions for 93 yards … Turned 15 of his carries into first downs and had nine runs of 10-plus yards … Had a 10-yard run in five straight games midway through the season … vs. North Carolina (Sept. 3): Ran 10 times for 42 yards in the season opener … at No. 7 LSU (Oct. 10): Made his first career start and responded with 25 yards on seven carries and a pair of receptions for nine yards … vs. Vanderbilt (Oct. 17): Built off his first career start with 49 yards rushing on seven carries, highlighted by three runs of 10 or more yards … at Texas A&M (Oct. 31): Totaled 70 all-purpose yards and three first downs … Hauled in three passes for 43 yards and ran for 27 more on the ground … Also made starts at Tennessee (Nov. 7) and against No.1 Clemson (Nov. 28) in the final month of the season.

Redshirt Freshman at South Carolina (2014)
Played in nine games … Totaled 256 yards on 45 carries for a 5.7 average with two touchdowns … Caught seven passes for 99 yards … 16 of his 45 carries resulted in a first down and nine went for 10-plus yards … at Vanderbilt (Sept. 20): Scored first collegiate touchdown and rushed four times for 25 yards … vs. Furman (Oct. 18): Turned 11 carries into his first 100-yard rushing performance that included a career-long run of 37 yards … Totaled 125 all-purpose yards with 110 on the ground and 15 yards on a reception … Accounted for four first downs on the ground and one through the air with four carries of 10-plus yards … vs. South Alabama (Nov. 22): Ran a career-high 22 times for 65 yards, highlighted by 14-yard touchdown … at No. 15 Clemson (Nov. 29): Put together 85 all-purpose yards that included four receptions for 70 yards out of the backfield … Turned in a 59-yard catch-and-run in the fourth quarter for the longest play of his career.

Freshman at South Carolina (2013)
Redshirted as a true freshman.

High School
Unanimous four-star prospect by ESPN, Rivals, Scout and 247Sports … Consensus top 8 player in the state of Pennsylvania by ESPN, Rivals and 247Sports … Ranked the No. 131 overall prospect in the ESPN300 for the class of 2013 … ESPN tabbed him the No. 6 player in Pennsylvania and the No. 13 running back in the class with a scout grade of 83 … Ranked the No. 145 overall player in the class, No. 8 all-purpose back and No. 7 player in the state by 247Sports … Landed at No. 160 overall in the 247Sports Composite Ranking … Rushed for 1,904 yards on 195 carries (9.8 per rush) with 23 touchdowns as a senior at Imhotep Charter in Philadelphia… Led the Panthers to a 14-1 record as a senior in 2013 … Coached by Albie Crosby … Played in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl in Carson, Calif. following his senior season … Earned first-team All-City honors as a junior when he fell just short of 2,000 yards rushing … Chose South Carolina over Ohio State, Auburn, Tennessee, Southern Cal, Notre Dame, Wisconsin, Penn State, Nebraska, Michigan State, West Virginia, Miami, Pittsburgh, NC State, Virginia, California, Maryland, Arizona State, Arizona and others.

Personal
Born on June 17, 1994… Graduated in May of 2017 from University of South Carolina with a retail management degree … 2013-14 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll honoree and a 2016 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll selection.

2017 Game-By-Game

 GP/GSRUSH ATTRUSH YDSAVGRUSH TDLNGRECREC YDSAVGREC TDLNG
TOTAL2/017885.222624822.0037
FLORIDA A&M1/07233.321224822.0037
TCU1/010656.5026000.000
vs. Texas A&M
NEW MEXICO STATE
at South Carolina
at Alabama
AUBURN
at Ole Miss
COASTAL CAROLINA
at LSU
MISSISSIPPI STATE
MISSOURI
 GP/GSRUSH ATTRUSH YDSAVGRUSH TDLNGRECREC YDSAVGREC TDLNG
TOTAL32/62048824.37372931210.8059
20149/0452565.723779914.1059
201512/4862993.501811938.5021
20169/1562394.43339728.0016
20172/017885.222624822.0037