The 2022 NFL regular season is a wrap and what a season it was for Detroit Lions running back, Jamaal Williams as he broke a record previously held by Barry Sanders. Heading into the season, most believed Williams would play second fiddle to D'Andre Swift but that was not the case as Swift was dealing with injuries throughout the year and Williams stepped in. Williams did not just step in for Swift, but he rushed for over 1,000 yards and 17 touchdowns, which breaks a record.
What message did Barry Sanders record for Jamaal Williams?
Williams' 17 rushing touchdowns in 2022 broke Barry's record and the GOAT recorded a message just in case it happened.
Take a look and listen as Sanders congratulates Williams on breaking the Lions‘ single-season rushing touchdown record.
“Hey Jamaal, Barry Sanders here. And I just wanted to congratulate you on an awesome year, and for breaking my record, which was the most rushing touchdowns by a Detroit Lion in a single season. Awesome job, man. You've been a big part of the success this year, and I know you're just getting started. Great job.”