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Despite all the attention, USC's Leonard Williams stays levelheaded
Despite all the attention, USC's Leonard Williams stays levelheaded

The compliments and accolades started pouring in almost from the moment defensive lineman Leonard Williams arrived at USC two years ago. He was a starter by the third game of his first season and was selected a Freshman All-American. Last November, Athletic Director Pat Haden tweeted that Williams was one of the top five players he had seen in more than 40 years of being around Trojans football. "He is that good," Haden wrote. Shortly after the 2014 NFL draft concluded, one prognosticator said Williams would be the No. 1 pick in 2015. Williams will be a draft-eligible junior after this season. So USC's coaching staff could be challenged to keep Williams humble. ...

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