Vancleave HS (MS) RB Walter Williams finished the season with 1,680 yards rushing, on 205 carries, averaging 8.2 pc, scoring 19 touchdowns and another 3 touchdowns receiving, carrying his team to the second round of the Mississippi High School playoffs. Williams and Vancleave's season ended with a 48-24 loss to Purvis High in the second round, with Walter on the sidelines because of an injury. But Williams will step on the football field one more time in 2014, playing in the Bernard Blackwell All-Star game on December 20th.
"I was tough to loss in the second round of the playoffs and not be able to play in the game," Williams stated. "But we had a good season and I was able to accomplish some goals on the field. It's an honor to play in the Bernard Blackwell All-Star Game against some of the top players in the state. Unfortunately, the game will be on the same day as the New Orleans Bowl, December 20th is UL plays in that game."
With all the success on the field, Williams continues to garner attention from other college football programs, but has stay firmly committed to Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns.
"I visited Mississippi State recently and I also visited Southern Mississippi for their game against Louisiana Tech," Walter said. "I have some other programs contacting me, but I told them I pretty firm in my commitment to UL. I'm on target to graduate in December and I plan on enrolling in January to get ready to compete in spring football. My school will allow me to return and graduate with my class on stage in May."
"With Alonzo Harris graduating after this season, the opportunity is there for me to come in early to learn the offense and get stronger in the weight and conditioning program. I want to play next season and they will give me the opportunity if I work for it and prove I'm ready to play."
Walter Williams reported that he has scored a 19 on his last ACT and will meet all core requirements for the state of Mississippi to graduate in December.