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23 Amos Williams

Provided the Aggies with a valuable backup at running back for All-American Tarik Cohen for two years… With Cohen in the NFL, Williams will compete with Marquell Cartwright and Jamari Smith for carries … Moved from cornerback to running during the 2015 spring practice … During the Blue & Gold Spring Game of that year he caught five passes for 52 yards and rushed for a touchdown … Also had an outstanding 2016 Blue & Gold Spring Game … Was the Aggies No. 2 running back in 2015 … Played quarterback in high school … Has a tremendous amount of athleticism … Used that athleticism to return kickoffs for the Aggies in 2016 … Runs the 40-yard dash 4.4 seconds, has a 10-foot 1 ½-inch broad jump and has a 505-pound squat max.

2016 Season: Played in 11 games with one start … Rushed for 251 yards on 55 carries to become the Aggies third-leading rusher during the season …Also made seven catches for 12 yards … Returned 10 kickoffs for 165 yards … Rushed for 46 yards on 10 carries in the Aggies blowout win over St. Augustine’s on Sept. 3 … Carried the ball a career-high 17 times on Sept. 17 at Tulsa … Had 72 yards on nine carries in the Aggies win at Howard on Oct. 22 … He followed that performance by rushing for 58 yards on six carries in the Aggies 42-17 Homecoming win over Florida A&M on Oct. 29.

2015 Season: Played in 10 games with two starts … Rushed for 35 yards for 112 yards (3.2 yards per carry) and a touchdown … Had his best game of the season on Oct. 24 against Howard when he rushed for 84 yards and a touchdown on 13 carries, which included a 33-yard run.

2014 Season: He took a redshirt.

High School: Played four varsity football under head coach Jimmy Raye at Walton… As a quarterback, threw for 1,200 yards and rushed for 800…Was honorable mention all-state in Florida and honorable mention All-Panhandle.

Position: Running Back
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 176
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: DeFuniak, Fla.
High School: Walton
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