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BC’s Andre Williams: From ‘who?’ to ‘Heisman!’

There is a serenity, a humility, and a soft-spokenness to Andre Williams — “Smooth Dre,’’ as many teammates call him — that could make one believe he is nearing the end of a different career pursuit at Boston College. Perhaps something more academic, bookish, even spiritual, possibly something that encompasses all letters of the alphabet and not just those football X’s and O’s that have dominated his life to date.

“I’m actually writing a book,’’ college football’s fiercest, most accomplished running back of 2013 said. “It’s called ‘A King, a Queen and a Conscience.’ I guess I’d call it a philosophical memoir, showing how the significant moments of my life really influence how I think about the world.’’

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