Williams Named to Player of the Year Watch List

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Williams Named to Player of the Year Watch List

BATON ROUGE – LSU sophomore cornerback Greedy Williams is one of 50 players to watch for the 2018 Walter Camp Player of the Year award, The Walter Camp Foundation announced Friday.

The award is given to the nation’s top player, and Williams is one of 12 players from the defensive side of the ball. Williams has been on four preseason watch lists over the past two weeks – the Nagurski, Bednarik, Thorpe and Walter Camp Player of the Year.

Williams, a sophomore from Shreveport, started all 13 games for the Tigers at cornerback in 2017. He led the SEC in interceptions with six on his way to earning third team All-America honors from the Associated Press.

The watch list will be narrowed to 10 semi-finalists in mid-November. The 2018 Walter Camp
Player of the Year recipient, which is voted on by the 129 NCAA Bowl Subdivision head coaches and sports information directors, will be announced live on ESPN on Thursday, December 6.