Devon Williams of Fall River, a senior from Catholic Memorial High School in West Roxbury, signed a NCAA National Letter of Intent to play football at New Haven University, a Division 2 school.
Talented defender back for Catholic Memorial last fall, the 5-foot-11, 187-pound Williams scored a fumble for a touchdown in the Super Bowl WC defeat to St. John's Prep of Danvers. s
"First of all, every person we spoke to in the recruitment process (had only great things to say about Devon," said New Haven head coach Chris Pincince, in an email. "The football coaches, the guidance counselor, the family who accompanied him, and the president of Catholic Memorial all stated that he was an incredible child, a high-level person and that he was a great person. he hoped to succeed. "
Last season, New Haven was 8-1 at Northeast-10 and 9-3. The Chargers qualified for the NCAA tournament where they defeated West Chester 35-28 and lost to Slippery Rock 59-20. Their only losses in the regular season were against Division 1 Bryant and the NE-10 enemy of the Long Island University position.
Pincine predicts that Williams will help New Haven maintain its excellence.
"On the football field, he is a great physical player capable of running," wrote New Haven coach. "He can immediately contribute to the defense and the special teams, I see him in the field earlier for us, he wants a fantastic private school diploma and wants to win a title." He thought New Haven had told him given the best opportunity to do both ".
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