|55 Larry Williams|
Strength, fundamental execution, acclimation to offensive scheme and intensity level has coaches optimistically looking forward to a high impact-producing debut season ... Finished spring drills listed as the projected starter at the left guard slot as a redshirt freshman ... Possible honors-producing career could be initiated in 2014 if development continues on its current track and full potential is realized ... Power numbers in strength and conditioning program already rank among top 20 percent of all current offensive linemen ... Produced a bench press of 365 pounds, a push jerk of 330 pounds, a vertical leap of 25", a broad jump of 8'0.5" and a 40 time of 5.2 during spring testing ... Flex rating of 10.0 is tops (along with Stewart Hinson) in unit.
2013: Redshirted during true freshman season and contributed valuable preparation efforts to the offensive scout squad ... Signed with Ruffin McNeill's program in February.
High School: Totaled 56 tackles, including 33 solo hits, one sack and two fumble recoveries as a senior team captain for head coach Greg Ditz at Laney High School ... Helped the Buccaneers to a 5-5 regular season record and an appearance in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 4AA playoffs where they suffered an opening round setback to Middle Creek ... A three-star recruit and a top 50 North Carolina prospect according to ESPN.com ... A two-time Wilmington Star News All-Area First Team selection (as an offensive lineman) ... Also earned First-Team All-Mideastern Conference honors as a junior in 2011 after contributing to LHS's 8-4 record and second-round playoff appearance ... Victory against Wakefield in the opening round was the school's first post-season triumph since 2001 ... In all, finished junior campaign with 32 stops (28 solo, six tackles for lost yardage) and graded out at 88 percent for play on the offensive line ... Defensive efforts of note in 2011 include an eight-tackle performance against Hoggard and a seven-stop outing against J.H. Rose ... Was a two-way starter as a sophomore, junior and senior after playing at the junior varsity level as a freshman ... Participated in the 2011 Shrine Bowl Combine and completed 17 repetitions of 335 pounds on the bench press and 42 reps of 315 pounds on the squat lift ... Reportedly ran a time of 4.9 in the 40-yard dash ... Also a standout letterman on the mat, finishing seventh in the NCHSAA state wrestling tournament at 285 pounds as a junior ... As a senior, helped Buccaneers to the Mideastern 4A Conference Dual Meet Wrestling championship, defeating Hoggard (51-21), J. H. Rose (65-10), New Hanover (70-12) and three-time defending champion New Bern (45-23) to take the title ... Captured all five 285-pound matches, two with a pin, to help team claim the championship ... Also took first place in the 285-pound class at the Battle at the Beach, leading team to a first-place finish among eight squads ... Picked up additional varsity letters in track.
Personal: Full name is Larry Alexander Williams ... Born as a triplet on February 22, 1995 at Wilmington, N.C. ... A health fitness specialist major.