The University of Texas unveiled a statue of former Heisman Trophy winner Ricky Williams Sunday at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, according to ESPN.com.
“Words can’t describe how honored I am,” Williams said, according to the report. “Having a statue at DKR-Texas Memorial Stadium is something I could never have imagined in my wildest dreams when I came here from San Diego.
“Texas was such a welcoming place, and with its unbelievable history and tradition, it’s extra special to be a part of that. I’m just humbled and grateful to be recognized in such an amazing way by a school and city that has meant so much to me and my family and is a vital part of my life.”
Williams finished his Longhorn career with a then-record 6,279 yards. He won the Heisman Trophy as a senior.