Get to know your Kentucky Football 2014 Commitments - Stanley "Boom" Williams

Student Sports

We're starting out our player profiles with a running back nicknamed "Boom." Gotta be a good thing.

By Will Marshall and Hank Rippetoe

Stanley "Boom" Williams RB

George Walton Academy

Bethleham, Georgia

Previously committed to Univ. of Georgia, this 5’10’’ 190 pound running back’s commitment was considered a coup when he committed to UK last summer and added to this class’ recruiting momentum. Williams is considered a national top ten "all-purpose" running back, and he boasts elite speed and already appears to be very strong for his age and position. Williams claimed offers from over a dozen SEC, PAC-12, and ACC schools.

Williams will get an opportunity to contribute next year. Running back depth was hurt with two graduations and a transfer, leaving only junior Braylon Heard, sophomore JoJo Kemp, and – if healthy – redshirt sophomore Josh Clemons. It wouldn’t be a surprise to see Williams and fellow freshman Mikel Horton contribute in the backfield. I judge Williams will be used very similar to how Ryan Timmons was used last season, and he will see some snaps in the backfield and playing "slot receiver" given his speed, vision, and receiving abilities. In a few seasons, Horton’s inside running along with William’s speed will make for an obvious "Thunder and Lightning" narrative.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join A Sea Of Blue

You must be a member of A Sea Of Blue to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at A Sea Of Blue. You should read them.

Join A Sea Of Blue

You must be a member of A Sea Of Blue to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at A Sea Of Blue. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9347_tracker