|82 T.V. Williams
Graduated a semester early from high school in December 2012 and enrolled in January ... Swift wide receiver who has been timed as fast as 4.31 seconds in the 40-yard dash ... Showed his explosive ability with some long plays in spring practice.
High School: Caught 30 passes for 454 yards and five touchdowns as a senior at McKinney (Texas) HS ... Caught 45 balls for 789 yards and 10 scores as a junior ... First-team all-district as a senior, second team as a junior ... Also played running back and some wildcat quarterback in high school ... Three-year starter ... Most Valuable Player of the National Underclassman Camp ... Played in the USA vs. Canada All-Star Game in January, 2013 ... Invited to the Texas vs. the USA All-Star Game and the NUC All-Star Game ... Coached by Jeff Smith ... "T.V. is one of the most explosive players I've ever coached," Smith said. "He is so quick and so fast with a lot of big-play ability. He also understands the game, a savvy, heady player who can read coverages and adjust routes." ... Three-year letterman in track ... Best time of 10.6 seconds in the 100-meter dash ... Also competed in the 4x100- and 4x200-meter relays ... Honor-roll student ... Chose Kentucky over Houston, Oregon State, Nebraska and Iowa.
Personal: Born in Bakersfield, Calif. .... Son of A.C. and Santa Williams ... Comes from an athletic family ... A.C. played college baseball at Southern University ... A cousin of Homer Bush, who played major-league baseball for the New York Yankees, Toronto Blue Jays and Florida Marlins ... Plans a major in management.
T.V. Says ... If I could trade places with any athlete, it would be: Tavon Austin ... I couldn't live without: mom ... If I could witness any event, past, present or future, it would be: the Civil War ... My favorite part of game day is: warmups ... The coolest thing about being at UK is: the fans ... The one thing I like most about football is: the feeling you get after a win or tough workout.