Young athlete defies the odds after losing almost everything

Caleb Williams refused to let a concussion hold him back from pursuing his dreams to become a professional basketball player.
2:01 | 04/21/19

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Finally tonight the come back an athlete hit so hard he woke up in the hospital unable to remember his name some of his memories lost forever but not as drinks. In the blink of the nine Caleb Williams who lost so much offense balance. God telling me. Maybe this isn't for you in a 2015 football game that clean water high school near Dallas Caleb suffered a serious concussion after a massive hit. How was going and out consciousness. And I. How nervous I was scared killer was rushed to the hospital where he was later wake up. Seventeen years worth of memories completely gone he could not even remember his own name killer was given a temporary one by the hospital. This thing and now they're called me Idaho Idaho on the road to recovery was long he knew his football days were behind him but decided to try and play basketball again. Searching for some type of normalcy. With the green light from his doctors and parents Caleb returned to the court he athlete inside of Caleb reemerged. Leading his team to a district championship. But then the Texas state of faced a new setback. This time a car accident leaving him with yet another concussion delaying the start of his collegiate career eventually he was allowed to return to the court. They're humble they showed me that how was it. Going to be the best from a quarter but can't look at striving for the next year earning a starting position at Richland college he's been kind of the cattle. You know we kind of go as he goes what I've learned assistant U canyon rubble and any. If it's some safety bag. You gotta start over and just work at all over again in the fall Cuba sent to transfer and play for even bigger school. With a scholarship a dream betting this series of setbacks could crush us. This kind of global what you'll. And we will be rooting for K love our faces Dallas affiliate WFAA for help with that story. And we thank you for watch on Tom Galveston you are due may first thing in the morning David yours right back tomorrow night have a great evening tonight.

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