January 14, 2007

Williams trips to Alabama

Louisiana native LeMarcus Williams got a pleasant surprise when Nick Saban was named the new head coach in January. Williams, 6-foot-1, 280-pounds, grew up following Saban at LSU and now he has a chance to play for him. This weekend on his official visit he met Saban and the new staff for the first time.

"I was looking forward to meeting Coach Saban for obvious reasons. He's a great coach who has been in the NFL and won a national championship. I was expecting big things and he delivered. I loved what he had to say about the direction of his program and how he is going to get everyone right and win big," Williams said. "It was like I had known him for a long time already. He's the kind of coach I want to play for because he's going to tell me what I need to do to get better and if I listen to him I'll be successful. If I don't then it's my fault.

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