Sharp Passing Effort, Rush Defense Dominates Second Scrimmage
ECU Head Coach Ruffin McNeill Welcomes Back 14 Returning Starters, 50 Lettermen
An athletic and elusive pass catcher who earned a roster position as an invited walk-on prior to the start of preseason camp in 2013 ... While coaches would prefer added physical development during a traditional redshirt season, skills and quick understanding of ECU's offensive scheme could result in immediate playing time as a true freshman at one of the inside receiving slots, despite depth at position ... Did not record statistics in the first fall scrimmage (Aug. 10), but caught two passes for 24 yards a week later ... One of the grabs was a 14-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Kurt Benkert.
High School: Earned three letters for coach Sport Sawyer at nearby Washington High School ... Also served as a senior team captain for the Pam Pack ... Rushed for 1,329 yards and threw for 974 more in 2012 ... Accounted for 29 total touchdowns as a senior ... Picked up 1,003 ground yards and passed for 574 during junior campaign ... Also lettered in basketball.
Personal: Full name is James Oties Williams III ... Born February 24, 1995 at Washington, N.C ... Son of Nadine Daniels ... A general college major.