Ryan Williams4

Class
FR
Hometown
Lee's Summit
High School
Lee's Summit West
Height / Weight
6-0 / 180
Position
Tailback

Bio

HIGH SCHOOL
Exceptional vision and instincts combined with smooth athleticism and fiery competitiveness make him a big-play threat in the eyes of the Mizzou coaching staff … Rated as the ninth-best recruit in the state of Missouri by Rivals and ranked among the top prospects nationally at the running back position  by Rivals … Ran for 925 yards and had 10 total scores on 126 attempts as a senior at Lee’s Summit West, averaging 7.2 yards per carry … Helped lead Lee’s Summit West to Missouri Class 5 state championship in 2013, as he scored three touchdowns in the title game … Ran for 1,038 yards 16 12 TDs as a junior … Over the final two years of his career, he caught 43 passes for 432 yards (10 yards per catch), scoring four times … All-Conference and All-District selection as a senior … High School Coach – Royce Boehm, father of current Tiger standout center Evan Boehm … Was an all-district selection in basketball multiple years, and played on team which placed third in the state in 2011.

PERSONAL
Mother – Carolyn Williams … Chose Mizzou over offers from Northern Illinois, Northern Iowa and Toledo among others … Cited Mizzou’s family atmosphere and the Mizzou coaching staff’s commitment to him early in the recruiting process as reasons he chose to play at Mizzou … Cited his belief in the Mizzou coaching staff and an opportunity to represent the state of Missouri as key factors for his signing at Mizzou … Plans to major in environmental science while at Mizzou … Enjoys art and putting together puzzles in his spare time and says his favorite food is Hamburger Helper.

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