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Roger Williams bio

Roger Williams, Defensive Back, 6-0, 185, Fr-HS, Rockmart, Ga. (Rockmart)
One of the nation's top 100 defensive backs as rated by TheInsiders.com ... A dual-sport star in football and track ... Four-year starter as a defensive back at Rockmart (Ga.) HS ... Also started three seasons as a wide receiver ... Senior year statistics featured 37 tackles and two interceptions, including one pickoff returned for a touchdown ... Playing for a predominantly running team, he caught 12 passes with one touchdown ... Named honorable mention all-area ... Coached by Dan Duff ... "Roger is a good-sized defensive back who combines athletic ability with being very intelligent," Coach Duff said ... Will be a three-year letterman on the school's track team ... His events include the 100-meter dash, long jump, and triple jump ... Has a best time of 10.7 seconds in the 100-meter dash ... Won the region in all three events as a junior ... In the state meet, he placed third in the long jump and fifth in the 100 meters and triple jump ... Member of the school's African-American Club ... Narrowed his choices to Kentucky and South Carolina before deciding on the Wildcats.
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