Watch Miami Hurricanes FB Marquez Williams power-clean 381 pounds

He might be a Division 2 transfer, but Marquez Williams clearly has big-time strength.

Miami’s new fullback was shown in a video tweeted by UM strength coach Gus Felder hoisting a considerable amount of weight via the power clean technique. The caption to the video said Williams (6-1, 280) put up 381 pounds.

That would make Williams, who owns a highlight tape loaded with crushing hits, one of the strongest players in college football. For comparison, former Baylor defensive lineman Andrew Billings topped NFL.com’s list of strongest players last season. He power-cleans 400.

Before Williams’ lift of 381, the UM record for a running back was 362 pounds, set by Gus Edwards in 2014. That was also the strongest on the team, tied with offensive lineman Jon Feliciano. Edwards racked a team-best 352 pounds last year.

When I asked coach Mark Richt what he thought of Williams at the ACC Kickoff, he expressed excitement.

“You see that cat?” Richt said. “He’s 280. … That’s what a fullback should look like, I can say that.”

Watch him work:

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