David Williams
David  Williams

RS Junior

Philadelphia, Pa.

High School:
Imhotep Charter

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 216


2 VL

Retail Management


Another running back works to get in Gamecocks' mix

By Willie T. Smith III (The Greenville News)


Gamecocks running back David Williams "I'm just waiting on my chance."

By David Caraviello (Post and Courier)

Redshirt sophomore tailback who is expected to play a major role in the Gamecocks' attack in 2015... listed with the second team unit entering the fall behind fifth-year senior Brandon Wilds... named the Most Improved Running Back in the spring by the Gamecock coaching staff... owns one 100-yard rushing game in his career.

2014: Played in nine games as a redshirt freshman... logged 256 yards on 45 carries, a 5.7 average... scored a pair of touchdowns... also caught seven passes for 99 yards.... rushed for 25 yards on four carries, including first career touchdown on two-yard run, at Vanderbilt... registered 11 carries for a career-high 110 yards in the win over Furman... ran a season-high 12 times for 65 yards against South Alabama, including a 14-yard touchdown run... had a career day out of the backfield, catching four passes for 70 yards at Clemson, including a 59-yard catch-and-run.

2013: Redshirted as a true freshman.

HIGH SCHOOL: Rushed for 1,904 yards on 195 carries (9.8 per rush) with 23 touchdowns as a senior at Imhotep Charter in Philadelphia... led the Panthers to a 14-1 record... graduated in 2013... coached by Albie Crosby... played in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl in Carson, Calif. following his senior season... earned first-team All-City honors as a junior when he fell just short of 2,000 yards rushing... a four-star recruit, the eighth-best player in the state and the 21st-best running back in the country according to Rivals... a four-star prospect and the nation's 23rd-best running back by Scout... a four-star prospect, the seventh-best player in the state, the eighth-best running back in the country and the 146th-best player overall according to 247Sports... rated a four-star prospect and No. 131 on the ESPN150... considered the nation's 11th-best running back by MaxPreps... turned down offers from Ohio State, Arizona State, Tennessee, Miami, Arizona, Auburn and Boston College among others.

PERSONAL: David Williams was born June 17, 1994... is a retail management major at South Carolina.