Williams sets example at end

BY foxsports • November 24, 2010

By Drew Edwards
UTSports.com
November 23, 2010

When it comes to dealing with adversity, Gerald Williams is an old hand.

So when he lost his starting spot at defensive end to true freshman Corey Miller before the Memphis game three weeks ago, he did what you'd expect him to do.

Even if it's not what most players would do.

Instead of pointing the finger and sulking about losing his starting position in the final month of his college career, Williams dug deep.

"It goes back to your attitude. What are you going to do about it?" UT coach Derek Dooley said. "Some guys sulk and say, 'Coaches don't like the old guys.' I'm not saying on our team, I'm just saying hypothetically. Some guys blame things. Well, here's Gerald, came out with even a better attitude, out-played Corey in the game he got benched, got his job back and then had his best game of his career."

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