Cody Williams

Cody Williams reflects on his battle with depression that started in middle school and continues today as a member of the University of Oregon football strength and conditioning unit.

“I thought about killing myself every day, some days more than once,” Cody Williams said. “I still do.”

Williams arrived in Eugene, Ore. on May 1. While that’s a long 1,900-mile drive from his Steamboat Rock home, it’s even further from where he ever thought he would – or could – be.

Cody Williams

Cody Williams' fight with depression has been a private issue, but he shares his story with anybody who needs to hear it. That includes the athletes he has dealt with as a strength and conditioning coach. The AGWSR grad is now with the University of Oregon.

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