Baltimore City Snapshots

November 23, 2005

LaQuan Williams, Poly

SPORT FOOTBALL

BOYS

STATS -- The 6-foot-2, 175-pound senior quarterback-free safety was a slick runner and a clutch, shut-down defender. Williams rushed for 804 yards and eight touchdowns, passed for 530 yards and six touchdowns, returned two punts for touchdowns and one kickoff for a score. Williams intercepted seven passes, returning one for a touchdown, and has recovered a fumble.

SIDELINES -- Williams, a guard on the basketball team, also excels in that sport. . Williams, who will soon be an usher in his church, is a B-plus student who scored 1,270 on his SAT and has tutored middle school children in math. Around his home, Williams, 17, is known for building cabinets and night stands, repairing appliances and feeding and changing the diapers of his 17-month-old sister, Trinity. Virginia, Virginia Tech, Georgetown and Temple have expressed interested in Williams.

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