As UGA’s only senior wideout, Wims embraces leadership role – Alabama News

As UGA’s only senior wideout, Wims embraces leadership role – Alabama News

Javon Wims is entering his second season with the Georgia football program. Yet his status as a senior, after transferring in from Hinds Community College, has his teammates looking up to him for guidance.

It is a role the 6-foot-4 wide receiver didn’t necessarily expect to take. But after he was called into the coaches’ office, Wims was told it was time to step up and take control of his position group.

Wims is also the only senior at receiver, making him a de facto option for teammates to turn to. He has consistently run with the first team since spring practice, making him one to watch on offense for the upcoming season.

“The team designated me as one of the team leaders,” Wims said. “It’s my responsibility, for the guys coming in now, to catch them up to speed – and to make sure the whole receiver corps focuses on our details.”

Wims remembers what it was like going from junior college to the SEC. It was a tough transition,…

click here to read more.

Share this post

Post Comment