Marty Williams

Why be excited: Clemson keeps scouting some of the state's most prolific offensive playmakers and seeing all-star potential on the defensive side of the ball. In Williams' recruiting, his biggest decision came between Clemson's offer as a defensive back and possible opportunities to play quarterback at Georgia Tech or Florida. Williams eventually chose Clemson, and when he arrives he'll add to the mix as a player the Tiger coaching staff could use almost anywhere. He was an offensive machine as a senior at Silver Bluff, with more than 3,000 yards and 37 touchdowns.

You may not know: Williams was the first Shrine Bowl selection in Fox Creek High's football history, but was unable to play in the game because of a neck injury.

How he fits into the depth chart: Williams will get a chance to show that he can help the Tigers next season, both in the secondary and on special teams; but his development as a full-time defensive player would likely be advanced by a redshirt year.

Info

Position: DB
High School: Fox Creek High School
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 200 lbs.
Coach: Russell Schneider
Recruited By: Charlie Harbison
Other Offers: South Carolina, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Florida, Notre Dame and many more.

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Stats

2011 (Senior) - Over 3,000 offensive yards and 37 total touchdowns. 2010 (Junior) - 1,900 rushing yards and 22 touchdowns, passed for 600 yards and five touchdowns.

Combine Stats

40-time - 4.6.

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