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Auburn running back D.J. Williams transferring to Florida State

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Another SEC player heading to the Seminoles.

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The Florida State Seminoles continue to round out the 2021 roster through the transfer portal, the latest addition coming in the form of sophomore Auburn Tigers running back D.J. Williams:

Williams, a former four-star recruit, had a productive freshman year for the Tigers but had a limited role in 2020, logging 38 carries for 199 yards and three touchdowns.

From his Auburn bio:

2019: True freshman tailback who ranks 16th among all-time Auburn freshman rushers with 400 yards … also deep on kick returns … first action came vs. Oregon … 7 carries for 32 yards vs. Mississippi State … 11 carries for 48 yards at Arkansas … 13 carries gained 130 yards at LSU, with a long run of 70 yards … 93 yards on 24 carries vs. Ole Miss, with a 1-yard TD … 42 yards rushing vs. Samford

High School: Gifted running back who enrolled at Auburn in January … had an outstanding senior season, rushing for 1,221 yards, 21 TD and passing for 1,113 yards, 13 TD for Coach LaVaar Scott and the Sebring High Blue Streaks … two-year all-Highlands … ESPN rates him as a four-star prospect at running back … ranked as the No. 24 (24/7), 27 (ESPN), 29 (Rivals) overall running back recruit nationally … also a baseball letterman

Personal: Birthday is November 15 … son of Ayicia Goldsmith and Dederrian Williams … has nine siblings: Koel, Bailey, Brasen, Keelan, Qui, Si, Ney, Kayla and Tay … nephew of NFL great Edgerrin James … studying in the College of Business