BLOG

Trent Williams Had His Number Retired at Longview High School

By: Stephen Czarda, Senior Write and Conent Coordinator 

Before he was pushing around opponents with ease at the NFL level and before he was one of three Oklahoma players taken in the top four picks of the 2010 NFL Draft, Washington Redskins Pro Bowl tackle Trent Williams was a dominant player for Longview (Texas) High School.

While at Longview, Williams was a unanimous first-team All-District selection as a senior and earned first-team All-East Texas and second-team Texas all-state.

This came on the heels of a second-team all-district selection as a junior.

On Tuesday evening, Williams returned to his high school as Longview retired his No. 71 jersey during a spring game.

It is only the second football jersey retired at Longview.

“Never in my wildest dreams did I ever imagine getting my number retired,” Williams told KLTV.com. “Especially at a high school like this, which is rich in tradition and our football is religion around here.” 

comments powered by Disqus

It's our turn.

Join the 131242 members

Refer a friend now

WOW is better with friends. So get yours to join. And share every Burgundy and Gold moment.

* required field

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1 2 3 4 5 6
Oct. 7, 2017 04:00 PM WOW and WRCF Flywheel Charity Ride
7
8 9 10 11 12
Oct. 13, 2017 06:00 PM 3rd Annual Washington Redskins Runway Show
13
14
Oct. 15, 2017 11:00 AM 2017 WOW Ticket Giveaway Sweepstakes
Oct. 15, 2017 11:30 AM WOW Pregame Party | Redskins vs. 49ers
15
16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
Oct. 29, 2017 02:30 PM WOW Pregame Party | Redskins vs. Cowboys
29
30 31 1 2 3 4