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Mon Williams Ready To Carve Out His Own Niche

The Lone Star State is a breeding ground rich with football talent. Until recently, Florida has had very little success at charming these young athletes away from Texas but Coach Urban Meyer and the Florida staff are working hard to knock down those barriers. Florida signed David Nelson and Kestahn Moore from Texas in 2005 and the Gators continued the trend this year by signing Brandon Antwine and Mon Williams. Williams might be living proof that everything truly is bigger in Texas.

(See Mon Williams profile) Williams is a 205-pound tailback from Mesquite that is an interesting combination of speed and power. He's been put on an extremely tight eating regimen by Florida's nutritionists. Coach Meyer and running backs coach Stan Drayton hope he reports at somewhere around 215 in August. Williams is serious about packing on the necessary pounds, making sure every ounce of...

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