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He was an All-American football player at Notre Dame, who earned his law degree while playing in the NFL. He was a successful athletics director at the University of Portland, where his student-athletes won titles and academic honors. Now, Larry Williams faces perhaps his greatest challenge: guiding the Marquette athletics program through a time of dramatic change in college sports. Williams will discuss the future of Marquette athletics, the impact of conference realignment, and his personal journey from athlete to administrator.