- IUB Athletics Hall of Fame (2000)
William won football letters in 1963, 1964 and 1965 and was captain in 1965. He was Indiana's Most Valuable Player in 1965 and first team All-Big Ten selection in 1964. William led IU in receiving three seasons and set IU career record for career receptions. He set a season record for receptions in 1964 and set a career record for yardage. He also set season record for yardage and set 10 records for season and career touchdown passes. William played in the 1965 East-West game and later played in the NFL for 10 years with Detroit and Washington..