March 16, 2007

Getting to know Moe Williams

Now that Dave Wannstedt and his staff have put the finishing touches on the 2007 recruiting class, is taking a closer look at each of the recruits. You probably already know what position each recruit plays and how tall he is; now we're looking at the young man and what he'll bring to the University of Pittsburgh, not just the football team.

Today takes a look at Moe Williams.

Moe Williams Profile

Maurice Williams



Wide receiver






Erie, Pa.

High School:

Strong Vincent

Recruiting Coordinator:

Paul Rhoads

A versatile athlete, Williams was a quarterback, defensive back, and kick returner at Strong Vincent, in addition to playing some wide receiver…AP Pennsylvania Class AAA All-State first team selection as a defensive back…two-time all-region selection at both quarterback and defensive back…threw for 829 yards and 8 touchdowns as a senior…also rushed for 660 yards and 14 touchdowns…had an 82-yard punt return for a touchdown…recorded 44 tackles and a fumble recovery for a touchdown on defense…three-year starter at Strong Vincent

What has been your most memorable moment on the football field? The first time I ran for over 100 yards last year against our rival Erie McDowell.

Who is your role model on the football field? Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning.

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