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Senior highlights: Arkansas RB commitment Maleek Williams
Punta Gorda (Fla.) Charlotte running back Maleek Williams committed to Arkansas on Saturday, June 11, 2016.
Arkansas running back commitment Maleek Williams recently wrapped up his high school career and is now turning his attention to being a Razorback.
Williams, 5-11, 215, 4.42 seconds in the 40-yard dash, of Punta Gorda (Fla.) Charlotte picked the Hogs over scholarship offers from Illinois, South Florida, North Carolina, Boston College, Kentucky, Tennessee and others. He rushed 163 times for 1,294 yards and 23 touchdowns this season.
He's working on graduating and enrolling at Arkansas in January.
He rushed 59 times for 664 yards and had 12 touchdowns as a junior while splitting time with Elijah Mack, now a freshman at South Florida.
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