5  Evan Williams
Evan Williams

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Vacaville, Calif.

High School:
Vacaville HS

Last College:
Santa Rosa CC

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 210

Position:
RB


Prior to Western: Began his collegiate career at City College of San Francisco in 2005 before taking a red-shirt in 2006 ... Transferred to Santa Rosa CC, which finished 7-4, prior to last season ... Suffered a sprained right ankle early in the season, but recovered to rush 29 times for 127 yards (4.4 yards per carry).

High School: Was a three-time All-Monticello Empire League selection ... Is the only running back in Vacaville High history to rush for 1,000 yards in three straight seasons ... Gained 1,257 yards as a sophomore in 2002; 1,292 as a junior in 2003; and a career-best 1,541 yards during his senior season in 2004 ... Continues to rank second on the school's all-time rushing charts with 4,090 yards, and second in rushing touchdowns (57) and total touchdowns with 61 in his prep career ... Out of the backfield, caught 31 passes in three seasons for 544 yards and four TDs ... WCU head coach Dennis Wagner recruited Williams out of high school while at Nebraska.

Personal: Is the son of Clarence Williams and Karen Evans-Williams.

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