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Tiger Tales; Grambling looking ahead to new season

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Thibodeaux, LA -  Speaking at the Manning Passing Academy, Grambling quarterback DJ Williams is optimistic about his team's upcoming season.

"The past two years we haven't been Grambling.  Everyone knows Grambling as a big time black college powerhouse and in the last two years we haven't been that.  I think with the new coaching staff we're definitely going to get back to that," says Williams.


DJ's father, legendary quarterback and coach Doug Williams, was fired as the G-Men's head coach last season in a year that also saw the entire team boycott a full week of practice and one game.  Williams believes his team will use those experiences in a positive way, "When you're playing football, you really don't need any extra motivators when you're playing football you should be motivated by yourself.  I feel like that's a little extra edge to it.  Knowing that you went through some things that can mold you into a better player.  We're excited, I think we're more excited because of what happened last year, we're excited and ready to right the ship."

  

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