Centex Back one of Texas' Best

While we love bringing you a good portion of high school news and updates, we also want to feature some of the state's top athletes, while getting a quick look at what's the latest on the college recruiting front. Today we feature Pflugerville Hendrickson running back Kenny Williams. This is a TPI Premium article.

For the Class of 2011, there is no shortage in the state of Texas for top running back talent. Though the talent is spread across the state, in Central Texas a player to keep a close eye on is Pflugerville Hendrickson's Kenny Williams.

During his junior and current year, Williams rushed for 1,749 yards and 20 touchdowns and also had a 90-yard kickoff return during the regular season. This level of play has taken his recruitment nationwide.

"Texas A&M, Baylor, Florida State and UCLA are the schools that are recruiting me," Williams said. "I do have one offer from SMU, but I think that more schools will come."

Of the schools listed above, the 5-foot-11, 215-pound Williams was able to squeeze in a few trips during the season taking in games at Waco and Dallas.

He gives his thoughts of the two experiences.

"When I went to SMU, it was a nice environment. It seems like coach June Jones is turning things around up there," Williams said. "Baylor was great too. They have a really young team. You can tell that they are progressing and moving forward."

Speaking of moving forward, that is what Williams will have to do after his last playoff game against Austin Travis. Though he gained 21 yards, Williams had to leave the game after a metorsal fracture in his foot. 

So as the Hendrickson teams gears up for an area round playoff match up against Kerrville Tivy, Williams will not be on the field. 

But he said as soon as he is able, he will begin the full training as planned. Williams said that he also plans to make more trips and attend camps as well.

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