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"Do I wish that I would have just let it go and not said a word," Williams said. "You're darn right I do. I wish I had not said one word. I wish that I would have just kept swallowing it. I hate that I said that. What I hate even more is that I categorized people when I said 'fans,' because our fans don't upset me. My gosh, the fans in the Smith Center this year have been unbelievable. They've helped us in games. North Carolina fans have just been phenomenal.
"But it is, and people have just got to accept it, I'm not perfect. Never will be and never have been. But if somebody says something that is not fair... Somebody told me Mack Brown used to say, 'Well, how many times have you been to practice?' But was I wrong. ... You're darn right I was wrong. I shouldn't have said it because it came out that I was criticizing fans."