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Great Clips of the Week: Jamaal Williams dances in Green Bay; Utes award emotional scholarship



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ON THE DANCE FLOOR — The definition of great can be different for different people.

Our Great Clips of the Week range from fun to inspiring to downright silly.

And this week, we have all three. Former BYU running back Jamaal Williams became a fan favorite on Packers’ family night, Utah offensive lineman Paul Toala passed through heartbreak to earn a scholarship and Steph and Seth Curry got "roasted" on a Korean variety show.

As always, click the video above for all of our Great Clips of the Week.

Jamaal Williams is being Jamaal Williams at Packers camp

BYU’s all-time leading rusher left Provo as a fan favorite, not just for his downhill runs and bruising hits, but also his infectious personality, wide smile and penchant for sideline humor.

And he hasn’t changed a bit since being drafted by the Green Bay Packers.

The Packers caught the rookie running back on the sideline of a recent training camp scrimmage on family night, and … well, it just seems normal after the past five years since Williams was a 17-year-old freshman at BYU.

It’s obvious Williams, who some project could be challenging incumbent Ty Montgomery for a starting spot with the Packers, is feeling comfortable in Green Bay.

“I’m way more comfortable now than when I first got here,” Williams told Green Bay media on Friday. “I feel like I’m picking up the playbook better … I feel like you just need time to be focused on what you are doing, and don’t be distracted.”

Walk-ons earning a scholarship is still the best thing in college football

College football, for all its faults, is great at teaching young men that goals can be reached through hard work, discipline and never giving up.

Utah coach Kyle Whittingham illustrated it over the weekend, rewarding a scholarship to an offensive lineman who has been through a lot.

“The best part of my job, the thing I enjoy the very most … is when we get a chance as a coaching staff to reward a guy who has been paying his own way,” Whittingham said. “They have to pay their own tuition, pay their own meals, don’t get a scholarship check. But Paul Toala will not anymore.”

Toala’s mother died while he was serving a two-year mission for the LDS Church in Mexico, he explains in the video. The 6-foot-4 sophomore from Burien, Washington now finds himself on the two-deep at center.

“We did it, mama," Toala said before embracing defensive lineman Lowell Lotulelei. "I’m going to love you guys until the day I die.”

A National Football Foundation scholar-athlete in 2011, Toala was an all-state wrestler and thrower in addition to his football prowess. He played in 11 games with six starts at Dixie State in 2012 before redshirting in 2016 following his mission.

ESPN calls Little League home run as it happens

It’s Little League World Series time, which means plenty of ESPN broadcasters will be finding different ways to describe pre-teen teenage baseball phenols as they compete in the international event.

Watch one ESPN analyst call a home run into the trees — right before Georgia’s Jayce Blalock did just that with a grand slam.

"They said he could hit it into the trees..." 😲

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