Former NFL WR Mike Williams is the new head football coach at Locke

by Jeff Fisher

Locke Indians footballLocke High School has hired former USC star wide receiver Mike Williams as the school’s new head football coach.

Williams, who was a first round draft pick by the NFL’s Detroit Lions, never achieved the career that many thought he would have after leaving USC early.  During his high school days at Plant High School in Florida, Williams caught 101 passes for 2,223 yards and 34 touchdowns.

Williams told Eric Sondheimer of the LA Times, “I’m excited to get to work.”

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Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.