The comeback of Mike Williams

Once the brightest star at USC to out of football at nearly 290 lbs to starring in the NFL

Updated: October 23, 2010, 12:03 PM ET
By Arash Markazi | ESPNLosAngeles.com

Chip Smith had been burned by Mike Williams before. Too often last December when the phone rang, it was Williams' number showing up on the caller ID.

Smith, the founder of Competitive Edge Sports, a sports performance training facility, has worked with more than 1,000 NFL players during a career spaning three decades. None intrigued him more, upset him more and ultimately surprised him more, than the former USC star receiver.

"I've had a love/hate relationship with Mike Williams," ...

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