November 8, 2007

Williams will bring intangibles to UNC

Coffeyville (KS) Community College defensive back Melvin Williams has matured a great deal on the field since heading to Junior College, and the future Tar Heel received great praise from the Coffeyville staff for his work ethic and mental approach to the game.

"He's a tremendous football player," said Coffeyville head coach Jeff Leiker. "He has great instincts. He does a lot of things that you cannot coach. He has great feet, and he's a hard worker."

Williams, a native of Lebanon (TN), starred at Wilson Central High School and was planning to play at Tennessee Tech, but the 6-0, 200-pounder did not make the necessary ACT score and was unable to enroll at TTU.

During his time at Coffeyville, Williams has not only gotten quicker, but more in tune with the off-the-field preparation that it takes to be successful at football's highest levels.

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