Countdown to Kickoff - 82 days

To get ready for the 2011 football season, BlueRaiderZone is doing an in-depth look at Middle Tennessee's roster. One player per day, we're counting down the days until kickoff. Today's featured player is r-So. WR Arthur Williams.

Arthur Williams

Class: r-So.
Position: WR
Height: 6-2
Weight: 180 pounds
Previous School: Glenwood
Hometown: Seale, AL

2010: Saw action in 12 games ... Played 176 total snaps with most of his time coming on special teams ... Earned five winning grades from the coaches ... Had a season-high 22 plays at Louisiana ... Had 10 total tackles on the season but did not record a reception ... Led the Blue Raiders with eight tackles on special teams ... Had two tackles on special teams against Troy and ULM ... Had one stop against North Texas ... Collected two stops at FIU and did a great job containing the Panthers' T.Y. Hilton.

2009: Took a redshirt year.

High School: Scout.com rated him a 3-star recruit and the no. 92 receiver in the nation, and Rivals.com also had him as a 3-star ... Earned all-state honors in 2008 ... Had 517 receiving yards and 490 rushing yards as a senior ... Hauled in 40 catches for 620 yards and 10 touchdowns as a junior ... Also added two interceptions on defense and returned one for a score ... Also lettered in track where he was a member of the 4x100 state champion relay team ... Played for Coach Chris Holmes.

Full Name: Arthur Frank Williams Jr. ... Parents: Arthur Sr. and Felicia Williams ... Born: 8/1/91 ... Major: Undecided.

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