Gator Legacy Favors the Knights

Sometimes you get a surprise or two out of a prospect even when you know him and have seen him in person a few times. One surprise came this week when Interlachen HS star running back Kion Williams put on a show at the school's annual Blue and White scrimmage to end spring football practice. Williams ran for 220 yards on just eight carries on the day and talked about that and more afterward.

The surprise from Kion Williams came in the burst he seemed to have that I never noticed before. Williams can run between the tackles, but he showed some great cutting and slashing as he made his way to the end zone a few times during the day.

Williams' uncle John L. Williams, the Florida Gator great and NFL all-pro fullback is also Kion's mentor and position coach at Interlachen. John L. was a stud running back at nearby Palatka HS back in the very early 80's before moving on to Florida. He talked about his talented nephew with a smile on his face after the scrimmage.

"Kion is a special player, he will always be a special player," John L. Williams said. "When he is out there it will be a special situation. Hopefully he can do some of the things I did. He was well over 200 on the day."

"Kion has a lot of talent and when you have the talent he has, it will always show. I have been coaching him and training him in the summer time, so he is way ahead of the game."

Williams is starting to get a great deal of collegiate interest including South Carolina and Louisville. Right now he has two at the top and actually one school that is his out right leader at this time.

South Florida and Central Florida are two schools making a huge impression on Kion Williams, but the Knights of Central Florida seem to need him more and he talked about that and more in this exclusive video interview brought to you by Scout.com, which includes a few highlights from the scrimmage.




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