Connor Williams Overcame Bullying by Transforming His Body and Making it to the NFL

Bullied as a kid for being big but quiet, Williams eventually decided to start performing P90X workouts with his father. Now, he's a beastly NFL lineman.

Connor Williams is a living lesson in perseverance.

Growing up with a speech impediment, Williams didn't say much as a kid. He was also quite a bit larger than his classmates. Those two factors became fodder for a relentless group of school bullies. One day, Williams decided he'd had enough. He told his father he wanted to change his body for the better, and that conversation ended up changing his life:

Williams, who was lauded for being a "leader in the locker room and (a) voracious worker in the weight room" during the run up to the 2018 NFL Draft, is an awesome example of how a positive mindset can totally change your life and take you to heights you'd never dreamed of.

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Topics: MOTIVATION | OFFENSIVE LINE | INSPIRATIONAL | HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL | UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS | NFL | COLLEGE FOOTBALL | OFFENSIVE LINEMEN | NFL DRAFT