Transfers are part of the process of coaching changes. On Thursday, Arkansas RB Maleek Williams announced his plans to leave Arkansas and enroll elsewhere next semester. He becomes the 21st scholarship player to leave the Arkansas program in the past year as either a transfer or for medical, academic, disciplinary or personal reasons.
A former 3-star recruit from Punta Gorda, Fla., June 11, 2016 to be a part of the Razorbacks’ 2017 class. He enrolled in January of that year at UA. He redshirted that season. In 2018, Williams was fifth on the team in rushing, 27 carries for 144 yards and two touchdowns. If he transfers to an FBS school, he will have to sit out 2019, giving him two remaining seasons of eligibility for 2020 and ’21.
Williams shared a note thanking everyone for his two seasons at Arkansas via his Twitter account: