Originally written February 03, 2012 on Fox Sports Southwest:
From college football reserve to making the Super Bowl roster, not exactly the common path for football players. But that's the story of former TCU defensive back Malcolm Williams. The 5-11 rookie from Grand Prairie, Texas was surprisingly drafted last April by the New England Patriots in the seventh round. Then again, that's what a 42-inch vertical, a 4.4 time in the 40-yard dash and bench pressing 225 pounds, 16 times can do for a defensive back. "I'm living in a dream right now," Williams told TCU360.com last May. "It's the best thing that can happen to me." And there's more to that already impressive story. After a standout senior season at South Grand Prairie High, Williams committed to play at Oklahoma, but failed to qualify. His college football dream then took him to Trinity Valley Community College. After two years playing in Athens, Texas, Williams signed with TCU. And while he understood he would probably never start on defense...
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