NAME: Miyan Williams
SCHOOL: Winton Woods High School
GRADUATING YEAR: 2020
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Player of the year for Enquirer and Tri-State
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 5'10"-215 lbs.
MOM: Miltonia Ray
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My mother"
FUTURE GOAL: "To be successful."
Winton Woods' senior all-star Miyan Williams is a four-year varsity starter at running back for the Warriors, and he has already surpassed 5,000 rushing yards in his great career.
He is coming off a stellar junior season when he was an Ohio Mr. Football finalist and helped the Warriors to a 12-2 season and an Ohio state Div. II runner-up finish.
On the season, Miyan rushed for 2,824 yards and 38 touchdowns, including a memorable record performance when he ran for 431 yards and six touchdowns in a first-round playoff win over Lewis Center Olentangy. The 431 yards was the most ever by a Cincinnati player in the postseason. He had six games last season of 200-plus rushing yards.
Miyan so far holds several school records, including most yards in a game (431), most rushing TDs in a game (6) and most rushing TDs in a season (38).
His many honors last season included being named 1st team all-USA-Ohio Offense by USA Today, Ohio state Div. II Offensive Player of the Year, SWO District Div. II Offensive Player of the Year, Cincinnati Div. II Offensive Player of the Year (Enquirer) and Cincinnati.com Sports Awards' Big School Football Player of the Year.
Miyan, who also runs track for the Warriors, has committed to play football next season at Iowa State University. His favorite athlete and most-like-to-meet is Saquon Barkley, favorite entertainer is Kevin Hart, favorite book is Middle School: Worst Years of My Life and favorite movie is Paid in Full.
COACH'S QUOTE – "Miyan is a very respectful young man and teammate with a lot of surprises."
— Andre Parker, Football Coach