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Winton Woods standout Miyan Williams surpasses 5,000 rushing yards for his career

Posted: 10:43 PM, Sep 06, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-06 22:45:33-04
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CINCINNATI — Winton Woods senior running back Miyan Williams surpassed 5,000 rushing yards for his high school career Friday night in a game at West Clermont.

Williams, the 2018 Ohio Mr. Football runner-up and Iowa State commit, has 5,039 rushing yards for his career. He had 11 carries for 76 rushing yards and a touchdown in the visiting Warriors' 49-0 win over West Clermont.

He entered Friday night just 37 yards away from the milestone.

The minimum for appearing on the OHSAA state record for most career rushing yards is 5,750 yards.

The list of area players on the OHSAA list for most career rushing yards includes:

  • Former Ross standout Nick Wilson with 5,795 yards from 1992-95
  • Former NFL fullback Marc Edwards (Norwood) with 6,001 yards from 1990-93
  • Clinton-Massie's Jordan Scanlon (2007-10) with 6,051 yards
  • North College Hill's Donald Johnson (1998-2001) with 6,353 yards
  • Wyoming's Richard Hall (1995 to 1998) with 7,386 yards
  • Cincinnati Academy of Physical Education's Carlos Snow (1983 to 1986) with 7,761 yards
  • Williamsburg's Jason Bainum (1998 to 2001) with 8,216 yards.

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Williams had 14 carries for 132 yards and a touchdown last week in a 36-7 win at Trotwood-Madison.

He had 384 yards as a freshman in 2016, 1,602 yards as a sophomore and 2,845 yards as a junior last season, according to the Winton Woods athletic department.

He finished the 2018 season as No. 19 on the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s single-season rushing yards list.

His 38 touchdowns in 2018 also made the OHSAA list for most rushing touchdowns in a season.

Winton Woods (2-0) plays host to Upper Arlington at 7 p.m. Sept. 13.