|Hometown:||Villa Park, CA|
Sean Williams remains in the Titan program for 2010-11 but he isnot academically eligible to play...he is a physically impressivetransfer from Syracuse who sat out the 2009-10 season... his reachfrom fingertip to fingertip measures 7 feet, 9 inches... playedonly 49 minutes in two seasons for the Orangemen after relativelyunheralded career at Villa Park High School in California and NotreDame Prep in Fitchburg, Massachusetts... father Sean Williams wasTitans' starting center in 1991-92 and 1992-93 averaging 11.2points and 6.0 rebounds for his career.
SYRACUSE: Appeared in 17 games over two seasons for a total of49 minutes, scoring 6 points with 6 rebounds and 3 blockedshots.
NOTRE DAME PREP: Was rated 20th among graduating centers byRivals.com and 28th at his position by Scout.com after playing atthe tiny school in Massachusetts, which has won several nationalchampionships.
VILLA PARK HIGH SCHOOL: As a junior averaged 6.3 points and 3.0rebounds with 50 blocked shots for a 29-5 team that reached theSouthern California Regional Division II final.
PERSONAL: Born on Feb. 27, 1988, in Baltimore, Maryland...parents are Sean Williams and Melyssa Rouse... has two brothers(Jamal and Melven)... his father played in 52 games for the Titans,41 as a starter in 1991-92 (for Coach John Sneed) and 1992-93 (forCoach Brad Holland)... his father holds the school record forblocked shots in a single season with 66 in 1992-93 and histwo-year career total of 107 trails only four-year letterman TonyNeal at 115... his father later appeared in the movie "Blue Chips"and played for the Harlem Globetrotters as Sean "Elevator"Williams, entering the Guinness Book of Records in 1996 by dunkingon a basket 11 feet, 8 inches tall at their training site inOrlando, Florida... the younger Sean played for Pump and Run andSCA travel teams... African-American studies major... mostmemorable sports moment was hitting a game-winning shot... likes towalk on the beach.