Recognition continues to roll in for WVU verbal commitment Larry Williams. Williams, a 6-1, 185 pound defensive back from Highland Springs High School in the Richmond, Virginia area, received recognition from both the media and the coaches in the state of Virginia recently.
can play a variety of positions and was honored for each of them. The future Mountaineer was a unanimous selection to the Virginia Coaches' All-State First Team as a defensive back. The youngster, who celebrated his 18th birthday on January, 12, was also named to the second team as a kick returner and received honorable mention as a wide receiver in the coaches' selections. Williams was the only player to be recognized at all three positions.
The Associated Press in the state of Virginia selected Williams as a First Team All-State selection at the defensive back position as well. The high school senior, who runs a 4.5 in the 40-yard dash, was not forgotten in the Richmond area either. Williams received first team honors at all three positions in both the Capital District and the Central Region as well as being named a first teamer as a wide receiver on the All-Metro team which covers all of the teams in the Richmond area, a hotbed of football talent.
"These have been great honors which Larry clearly deserves", stated Williams' high school coach Scott Burton. "Larry works hard for everything that he gets. He is excited to come to Morgantown and make an impact."