April 21, 2021

CB Caesar Williams will return to Wisconsin Badgers | National Sports

Caesar Williams believes he has unfinished enterprise on the College of Wisconsin.

The senior cornerback introduced Sunday night time he was returning to the Badgers’ soccer program as a substitute of creating the bounce to the NFL, which supplies UW eight starters returning on protection.

“The College of Wisconsin has proven me nothing however love from the primary day I used to be being recruited,” Williams wrote in a social media submit. “With the entire many challenges we face on the earth, I’ve managed to develop nearer to my household, teammates, and training employees. As I embark upon the following steps in my journey, it’s clear to me that this crew has much more to perform.

“After a variety of self-reflection, I’m excited to declare my intent to remain for one more 12 months. I’m trying ahead to my senior season and what my crew and I can obtain by exhausting work and dedication. Thanks for giving me the chance to be the perfect I will be.”

Williams, who had 13 tackles and two cross breakups this 12 months, stated within the lead-up to the Duke’s Mayo Bowl that he wished to have a standard pre-draft course of. That being a actuality this 12 months isn’t seemingly because of the COVID-19 pandemic reportedly altering the NFL Scouting Mix and professional days across the nation.

“What would doubtlessly lead me to come back again would simply be scouts eager to presumably see extra about me, me not presumably getting the grade to go away that I need,” Williams stated final month. “Throughout this time, you wish to play all the things sensible as a result of it is COVID and all the things’s unpredictable proper now.”

The Grand Prairie, Texas, native has performed in 35 video games in his profession, together with 19 begins. He’s tallied 72 complete tackles, together with 5½ for loss, and 18 passes defended.

Williams is the third upperclassman within the secondary to say he is returning to this system — cornerback Faion Hicks and security Collin Wilder will even be again.

Williams joked on Twitter that a part of his motivation for returning was to nab an interception off Jack Coan, the previous UW quarterback who transferred to Notre Dame. 

A take a look at the Badgers’ protection in 2021

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