Williams back on the football field

Jordan Williams woke up early every morning. He stayed up late every night.

Driven by the desire to play football again, the former Navarre football standout didn’t hesitate to put work in, be it on the field or in the weight room.

A lot of the time he’d be out there with Dwayne Carter, who graduated as the second-leading rusher in Navarre history and went on to play college football at Independence Community College in Kansas and NCAA Division II Harding University in Arkansas.

The hard work paid off. Williams, a wide receiver for the Raiders as a senior in 2016, earned a walk-on spot at Troy.

“Dwayne helped me so much,” Williams said. “Those late nights and early mornings, we’d always get a lot of work in. A lot of people don’t have someone like that to push you. I’m thankful for his help.”

Read the full article in the Aug. 30 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online at navarrepress.com for as little as $38 per year.

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