September 26, 2007

DEs thin after Williams injury

John Williams and Alonzo Dotson have been through some battles together during their time at Oklahoma.

Both players struggled early in their careers to make their way on the field. Both players have battled through hardship and depth charts during their five years together in Norman.

But last Friday may have been the toughest test for either one of these players. That's when John Williams went down with a season-ending injury, a torn Achilles tendon.

When the injury first happened, Dotson wouldn't believe his close friend and teammate was seriously hurt.

"During the game he went down and I looked over at the bench at him and he looked at me and shook his head. I didn't want to believe it. I just told him he was all right," said Dotson. "But after the game I saw him in the boot and crutches and he said, 'I think I'm done.'

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