Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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February 5, 2014

National Signing Day: Virginia Tech signees and bios

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PRINCETON — Marshawn Williams

RB 5’11” 224    Phoebus, Hampton, Va.

OF NOTE: Enrolled in January after graduating from high school early.

RANKINGS: Ranked as the No. 17 player in the state of Virginia by The Roanoke Times … Listed as the No. 28 running back in the nation and the No. 13 prospect in Virginia by Rivals … Ranked as the No. 227 player in the country, the No. 15 running back in the country and the No. 8 player in his state by 247Sports … Listed as the No. 64 running back in the country by Scout … Ranked as the No. 75 running back in the country, the No. 98 player in his region and the No. 25 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation.

THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on 6/5/2012 … A second-team Class 4A all-state selection by VirginiaPreps at running back … A 2013 American Family Insurance First-Team All-USA Virginia Football selection … After rushing for 1,854 yards and 31 touchdowns his first three seasons at Hampton High, transferred to Phoebus for his senior season … Rushed for 2,192 yards and 30 touchdowns (including eight in one game) on 265 carries, helping the Phantoms to a 10-2 record … A first-team All-Group 4A South Region selection … A Newport News Daily Press All-Star … The player of the year, as selected by the newspaper … The Conference 18/Ironclad Offensive Player of the Year … A first-team selection as well … A first-team All-757 selection by Recruit757.com … Recruited by Cornell Brown.

PERSONAL: Born Jan. 6, 1996, in Hampton, VA … Son of Solomon Bassett and Tracey Williams … Has two older brothers and an older sister … Contemplated major will probably something related to science.

 

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