NFL star Trent Williams provides Nikes for students

The Pro Bowl lineman for the Washington Redskins has partnered with Nike to donate 80 pairs of shoes to each campus in Longview ISD.

"We're proud of what (Williams) has accomplished in his football career, but this donation also shows his commitment to giving back to the community," said LISD Superintendent Dr. James Wilcox. "The students selected to receive the shoes are those most in need, and we are so appreciative of this incredible donation."

LISD students received the shoes Thursday at Forest Park Middle School and Trent's mother Veronica Williams was given a thank you card on behalf of the district.

A 2006 LHS graduate, Williams was an All-American lineman for the Oklahoma Sooners and first-round draft pick in 2010.
 
 
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Trent Williams visits with Longview ISD Athletic Director/Head Football Coach John King and former AD/HC Pat Collins on Friday, Oct. 7, 2011 for "Trent Williams Day," an event organized by school officials to honor Williams for his gifts to the school's football program.

Williams runs out onto the field during pregame introductions of the Washington Redskins.
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