Aaron Williams Shines in Dallas Combine

Round Rock McNeil's Aaron Williams burst on to the scene at the U.S. Army National Combine. He showed great coverage skills and tremendous speed as he locked down some of the top receivers in the country. The scary thing is that Williams seems to have improved since then. He proved to be one of the top defensive backs in the Lone Star State at the Scout combine in Dallas on Sunday.

"Yeah," Aaron Williams replied when asked if he was having a good time at the combine. Williams didn't back down from anyone who wanted to try and beat him in one-on-one drills including future teammate Dan Buckner. The two spent a good bit of time together in Austin on Saturday and have become good friends.

"Yeah," Williams added when asked if he thought he got the best of his individual battles with Buckner. "Dan is a good player and we just like to compete against each other. We are good friends that like to compete a lot."

Williams was arguably the top defensive back at the combine. He is a fierce competitor and never backs down from a challenge. Williams ran a blazing 3.90 in the pro-shuttle inside the Dallas Cowboys training facility. His great speed also allowed him to excel in press coverage in one-on-ones.

It is obvious that Williams has the skills and potential to be a shut down corner on the next level. However, he has played safety for most of his high school career and is still unsure about where he will figure in at UT.

"We haven't really discussed any of that yet," Williams said. "It really doesn't matter where I play as long as I help the team."

Williams and several other Longhorn commits are planning on going to the Texas' spring game this Saturday.

"I am planning on going this weekend," Williams said. "I look forward to anytime I get to spend in Austin."

It would be hard to top the season that Williams posted as a junior recording 141 tackles along with two interceptions, but he is not all about stats. He has already set a team-related goal for his senior season at McNeil.

"Probably, just to get back to the playoffs," Williams replied when asked about what he wanted to accomplish during his senior year. "Our team has been struggling a little bit over the past couple of years. Hopefully, me and our quarterback, Jake Fenske, can get us back there."


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