OS alum/ Mississippi State receiver Austin Williams named Academic All-American

Even Division I athletes are students first. Ocean Springs alum Austin Williams has known that since his days as a Greyhound and he was recognized for his dedication to his studies yesterday as the Mississippi State receiver was named First-Team Academic All-American.

The red-shirt senior earned his undergraduate degree in finance in three years, maintaining a perfect 4.0 while being a four-time member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

Williams had his most productive year on the field last season, tallying 372 yards receiving and three touchdowns. Already this season the former Greyhound has 29 receptions for 296 yards.

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