Player Profile: Dom Williams
#25 Dom Williams
Position: Running back
Hometown: McKinney, TX
High School: Independence
2018 (So.): Played in 11 games at running back … Carried the ball 55 times for 231 yards … Also hauled in one reception for four yards … Nicholls: Rushed for 36 yards on six attempts and caught one pass for four yards … at Central Michigan: Ran for 32 yards on 10 attempts … Rutgers: Carried the ball nine times for 39 yards … at Kansas State: Ran the ball eight times for 34 yards … at Oklahoma: Ran the ball four times for 32 yards, before exiting the game with an injury … Texas: Rushed for 37 yards on 10 attempts.
2017 (Fr.): Played in nine games as a true freshman, primarily at running back, but also saw action on special teams ... Started against Ohio ... Rushed for 176 yards on 51 carries ... Scored three touchdowns ... Caught seven passes for 49 yards ... SEMO: KU’s leading rusher with 41 yards and a score on 10 carries ... Central Michigan: Top Jayhawk rusher with 64 yards and two TDs on 18 carries ... Added 42 yards on five receptions ... at Ohio: Picked up his first collegiate start ... Ran the ball four times for five yards ... Caught one pass for six yards ... West Virginia: Gained 14 yards on one rush ... at Iowa State: Had one reception for one yard ... Baylor: Carried the ball seven times for 23 yards ... at Texas: Rushed three times for 11 yards ... Oklahoma: Posted 18 yards on six carries.
High School: Touted as a four-star recruit and the 17th-best running back in the country by Rivals.com … Played for head coach Kyle Story at Independence HS his senior year … Finished his prep career ranked 10th all-time on the state of Texas’ rushing list … Ran his way to Texas Class 5A First Team All-State honors as a senior … Totaled 28 touchdowns and 1,922 yards on only 184 carries in 2016 … A four-time First Team All-District running back and a three-time First Team All-State running back.
Personal: Son of Damien and Diana Williams … Has two siblings, Deja and Daniel … Father, Damien, played football at Cal … Chose Kansas over offers from Arizona State, Baylor, Boise State, Illinois, New Mexico, Purdue, SMU, Texas State and Utah … Majoring in economics.