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Jesse Williams' climb from Down Under

Australia's next big thing, plus the Irish's big weekend and more Bama/Auburn wars

Originally Published: August 4, 2010
By Jamie Newberg | ESPN Recruiting

From Down Under to the top of many college football programs' recruiting boards?

That's the journey 6-foot-3, 310-pound Arizona Western Junior College DT Jesse Williams is taking right now. Williams, from Brisbane, Australia, didn't even start playing football until he was a teenager. Now, he has an offer list of 25 that includes Alabama, LSU, Tennessee, UCLA, Arkansas and Mississippi State, and is continuing to grow.

"He's just one of those guys," Arizona Western coach Tom Minnick ...

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