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Teddy Williams grows with Cowboys

SAN ANTONIO, TX (KLTV) -   Teddy Williams always dreamed of playing for the Dallas Cowboys.

"I think any little kid in Texas in general wants to play football in the NFL," said Williams especially if they love football the way I did."

That dream didn't seem likely nearly one year ago.  Williams was a track and field All American at U.T.S.A., but never played college football.  Lucky for Williams you can coach football, you can't teach his blazing speed.

"I always tease him he's second to Usain Bolt in the world," said Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett.  "Second fastest guy in the world, I need to see that speed."

Williams was so fast, the Cowboys signed him as a defensive back.  He's since been moved to wide receiver.  A move that's served him well.

"For a guy like that that's come from so far away, the physical ability he has and then goes about it the right way, it's really fun to see the progress that he's made," said Garrett.

Williams has missed the last week of practice with a hamstring injury, but knows he's grown as a player.

"The strides I made, a lot of people tell me, but me personally feeling the difference and more comfortable now, especially in a more natural position for me, it's amazing to be able to be out here ready to go in great shape."

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