Williams continues explosive start

CLEMSON - Wide receiver Mike Williams discusses Saturday's game versus N.C. State.

Sophomore wide receiver Mike Williams is currently second on the team with 15 catches, but he leads the Tigers in receiving yards with 365.

As Deshaun Watson continues to develop in the down field passing game, Williams figures to get even more involved in the offense.

At 6-feet-4 inches tall, and with the ability to pinpoint the ball above shorter defenders, the sky is the limit.

"We feel like we connect well. As soon as he got here we ran a lot of routes and I call a lot of balls from Deshaun," he said. "It's going well right now."

It certainly went well last week. The Tar Heels elected to stay in man-to-man coverage of the game, and Williams and his teammates took full advantage as Clemson piled up 50 points via six touchdown passes.

"The second play of the game me and G-Hop were running wide open. After that play, we knew we were going to be in position to make big plays," he said. "During the week, Deshaun told me if he sees one-on-one matchups he was coming to me, so it all worked out."

Here's hoping it all works out this week against N.C. State, too.

The Wolfpack rank a respectable 36th in the country in passing defense, but gave up 365 yards through the air in a home loss to No. 1 Florida State last weekend.

"They will do some different things this week," Williams said of the 'Pack. "But we'll be ready."

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