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Troy Williamson
Troy Williamson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jackson, S.C.

High School:
Silver Bluff

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 200

Position:
WR

Birthdate:
04/30/1983

Experience:
2VL

Major:
Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management

2004 Preseason - Gifted receiver who possess outstanding speed ... Had a strong spring practice ... Received the big play award for offense during the spring ... Listed as a starter at wide receiver heading into preseason camp ... Had one reception for 33 yards in the Spring Game.

2003 -Speedster at wide receiver who had a team-leading 31 catches for 428 yards and two touchdowns ... His 99-yard touchdown reception in the win over #15 Virginia was a thing of beauty, as he took the pass from Dondrial Pinkins on a slant pattern and outran the coverage to the end zone ... That play is the longest pass reception in Carolina history and equals the longest play from scrimmage in SEC history ... Against Georgia, he had five catches for 37 yards ... In the win over UAB, he had a pair of receptions for 34 yards ... Had three catches for 27 yards vs. Tennessee ... Played well in the win over Vanderbilt, with a team-high five receptions for 85 yards, including a long gainer of 37 yards ... Had a career-long 62-yard kickoff return at Ole Miss ... Suffered a thigh bruise early in the Ole Miss game and was forced to the sidelines ... Had four receptions for 45 yards vs. Arkansas ... Was in the starting lineup 10 of the 12 games ... Also had five rushes for 24 yards, including a long gainer of 16 yards vs. Kentucky.

2002 -Speed demon who burst upon the scene as a true freshman ... In 11 games, he finished with 17 catches for a team-leading 491 yards (28.9 average) and a team-best four touchdowns ... Started five games on the year ... Received his first collegiate start against Temple and responded with four catches for 75 yards, including a 32-yard TD reception from Corey Jenkins ... Came back the following week with four catches for 75 yards, including a 23-yard scoring strike from Dondrial Pinkins against Vanderbilt ... Had another big evening in the win over Kentucky, with three receptions for 101 yards - all in the second half ... Caught a 60-yard TD pass from Jenkins to get USC on the scoreboard first vs. LSU ... Pulled his groin the week of the Florida game and was unable to play in that contest ... Hauled in a 70-yard TD pass from Pinkins in the Clemson game, as he finished with four catches for 140 yards in that game ... Freshman All-America selection by The Sporting News and named to the SEC All-Freshman squad by the coaches and by The Sporting News ... Selected USC's Most Outstanding Freshman.

HIGH SCHOOL - Prep Star All-America ... Rated the #5 best wide receiver prospect in the Atlantic Region by Prep Star ... Rated the #16 best wide receiver prospect in the country by Tom Lemming's Football Prep Report ... Mr. Football finalist in the state of South Carolina ... SuperPrep rated him the #5 best wide receiver prospect in the nation ... Rated the #3 best prospect in the state of South Carolina by SuperPrep ... Played for back-to-back state high school state champions that rolled up 30 straight victories ... Two-time 100 and 200 meter state champion in track ... Played for Coach Al Lown at Silver Bluff High ... In Silver Bluff's 21-20 victory over Batesburg-Leesville in the State AA championship game, he ran for 189 yards and had three touchdowns ... Finished his senior year with 21 catches for 500 yards and 890 yards rushing ... Consensus all-state selection ... Class AA Player of the Year by The High School Sports Report ... Chose South Carolina over Clemson and Tennessee.

PERSONAL -Born April 30, 1983 ... His major is Hotel Restaurant & Tourism Management.

OFFENSIVE STATISTICS
Rushing	G	TC	Yds.	Avg.	TD	LG
2002	11	3	47	15.7	0	22
2003	12	5	24	4.8	0	16
TOTAL	23	8	71	8.9	0	22

Receiving G Rec. Yds. Avg. TD LG 2002 11 17 491 28.9 4 70 2003 12 31 428 13.8 2 99 TOTAL 23 48 919 19.1 6 99

Year KOR Yds. Avg. TD LR 2002 3 74 24.7 0 33 2003 14 268 19.1 0 62 TOTAL 17 342 20.1 0 62

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