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Ishaq Williams learns from tragedy

Lincoln's standout defensive end lost his brother in April, and is more focused than ever

Updated: October 22, 2010, 3:26 PM ET
By Ian Begley | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

BROOKLYN, N.Y -- Ishaq Williams is a 6-foot-6, 230-pound offensive lineman's worst nightmare.

He's the top-ranked football player in the state of New York; he's being recruited by 30 BCS schools, and has realistic plans to play in the NFL one day.

The Lincoln High School defensive end lives, eats and breathes football.

But, believe it or not, Williams doesn't watch the game.

On any given Sunday, you can find Williams hanging out at his Bedford-Stuyvesant ...

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