“I think it’s been a big difference for him,” quarterbacks coach Keith Heckendorf said. “I think he feels so much better, and obviously through the course of the season, I think it will become more and more apparent that it is better. Last season he was really limited in his practice reps because we were just trying to get him to game day because of the hip and because of the inflammation that was going to build up. We haven’t had any issues with it so far in camp. I can see that being a positive going through the season as he’s able to continue to work on the throwing mechanics and fundamentals…
“Quarterbacking is about consistency. It’s about the consistent action, the consistent release point, being consistent with your feet. So it’s all encompassing, especially with the feet, and it works its way right to the arm.”
Williams has echoed those sentiments, noting the hip injury impacted his velocity and poor footwork impacted his accuracy.
With such an offseason and training camp focus on mechanics, Inside Carolina pointed its camera solely on Williams at a recent practice to watch him work on his craft.