Rawleigh Williams III may have retired from playing football on the field after a scary spring injury, but he's not done with the sport as a whole.
The former Razorbacks star penned an article for The Players' Tribune announcing his retirement earlier this month, explaining that he's "dodged the bullet twice" with regard to serious injuries.
Now, rather than carry the rock, he'll be helping out an NFL franchise in a different way.
According to SEC Country, Williams has accepted an internship with the Dallas Cowboys.
Williams, who sustained a neck injury during the Razorbacks’ final spring practice on April 29, received several internship offers from NFL teams and businesses following his retirement announcement, Arkansas coach Bret Bielema said.
Bielema told SEC Country of Williams’ internship during an interview Wednesday at SEC spring meetings but didn’t name the team. Williams confirmed to SEC Country that it would be the Cowboys.
The Cowboys internship is a pretty awesome opportunity for Williams, a Dallas native. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is a fellow former Razorbacks football player and a big supporter of his alma mater.
After missing the 2015 season after having neck surgery to fuse a ruptured disc, Williams rushed for 1,360 yards and 12 touchdowns in 2016.