David Williams
David Williams

RS Freshman

Philadelphia, Pa.

High School:
Imhotep Charter

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 214




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 freshman tailback who figures to work his way into the rotation in a crowded backfield this fall... highly touted athlete coming out of high school... possesses excellent size and speed.

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 business administration major at South Carolina.