Reed Williams

Reed Williams Awarded Red Brown Cup

June 1, 2010

Former WVU football middle linebacker Reed Williams has been awarded the Red Brown Cup, an award presented annually to WVU's most outstanding all-around student-athletes. Williams, a Moorefield, W.Va. native, had a 3.87 GPA in graduating from the College of Business & Economics with two degrees (Finance and Marketing). His academic and athletic careers at WVU concluded with numerous awards, including being named a National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete; a two-time ESPN The Magazine All-American; Award and Recognition Association honoree for academic, athletic and community activities; a Wuerffel Trophy finalist for academic, athletics and community service; and designation as a Big East Academic All-Star. Williams was the 2008 Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Defensive Player of the Game in the 48-28 victory over Oklahoma, in what many call the greatest bowl win in WVU football history. He finished his WVU career with 253 tackles and was a second-team All-Big East selection after last season.