Former Ryan standout J.T. Williams no longer at Southern Miss

Recent Ryan graduate J.T. Williams, seen here signing with Southern Miss in February, is no longer with the team. (David Minton/Denton Record-Chronicle)

Former Ryan standout J.T. Williams is no longer at Southern Miss.

Williams and the university confirmed the defensive tackle’s departure from Hattiesburg, Mississippi. A spokesperson for the Southern Miss athletic department said Williams left the team voluntarily and did not violate team rules.

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Ryan defensive tackle J.T. Williams picks Southern Miss

Ryan senior defensive tackle signed with Southern Miss on Wednesday. He chose the Golden Eagles over Massachusetts and Houston Baptist. (Mike Mezuel II/For the Denton Record-Chronicle)

A few months ago, it looked as if J.T. Williams was headed to the Southeastern Conference.

Then a few weeks ago, the stress mounted as Williams’ options to play college football dwindled.

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