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Mat Williams: From Gator To Gamecock

Mat Williams: From Gator To Gamecock

As a child, Mat Williams and his family rooted for an energetic, young coach named Steve Spurrier, as the home state Florida Gators and their seemingly egotistical front man were only 250 miles north from their home in Fort Myers. Living in a house adorned in blue and orange, young Mat felt destined to play for Spurrier. No one would have guessed, though, he wouldn't be wearing blue and orange.

After signing back in February to play his college ball under Spurrier at South Carolina, Williams arrived on the USC campus last Thursday with a new reason to compete. The 50th rated tight end in the nation cited "competition" and a "hatred of losing" as the two main reasons he's worked so hard throughout his career at Riverdale High School. The 6-5, 230 pound product of a hell-bent for Steve... Recommended Stories

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