Sam Houston State Offers Pine Tree’s Keshon Williams
With the early signing period less than one month away, colleges are making their final pitches to 2019 recruits across the country. And that includes East Texas.
On Tuesday, Pine Tree senior tight end Keshon Williams picked up a new Division I scholarship offer from Sam Houston State, he reported via Twitter.
Williams (6-3, 230) has been committed to Texas State since August, but the Bobcats are bringing in a new staff after firing head coach Everett Withers last week. It remains to be seen whether that decision will have any affect on Williams' future.
In addition to Sam Houston State and Texas State, Williams holds offers from Georgia State, Iowa State, Louisiana-Monroe, McNeese State, New Mexico State, Rice, South Alabama, Southern Miss, Utah State, UTEP, and UTSA.
Williams recently wrapped up his high school career with Pine Tree. He finished 2018 with 13 receptions for 289 yards and a touchdown, while running for 260 yards and seven touchdowns on 37 attempts.
Pine Tree finished with a 5-5 record, its non-losing season since 2007.
Sam Houston State in a national power at the FCS level. The Bearkats were 6-5 overall and 5-4 in the Southland Conference in 2018, but played in national semifinals in each of the previous four seasons.
Williams, like all seniors, is first eligible to sign with any program that offers him on Dec. 19.