October 4, 2007

Williams comes full-circle

He's come a long way since a guy that couldn't even pass his physical last summer.

Freshman receiver LaQuan Williams came of age at Rutgers last week and his coach is sleeping a lot better these days.

Williams' acrobatic 27-yard catch last week at Rutgers Stadium has already become an iconic image in Terps football lore.

Almost immediately after the grab the television networks began replaying the highlight over and over. On Tuesday, ESPN's 'First Take' program had Williams as one of three 'Big Man on Campus' picks.

In all of the fanfare and media attention, Williams is the same care-free, happy-go- lucky kid from Baltimore going about his business.

"I got phone calls from my family and friends but nothing has really changed for me," he said.

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