For Victor Williams, the trauma and grief of the OSU plane crash remain

For Victor Williams, the trauma and grief of the OSU plane crash remain

The Jenni Carlson Show: It's been 23 years and the former Cowboy point guard wishes the team had been given more opportunities to work with mental-health specialists and counselors.

Jenni Carlson

By Jenni Carlson

| Jan 25, 2024, 6:00am CST

Jenni Carlson

By Jenni Carlson

Jan 25, 2024, 6:00am CST

Victor Williams never remembers anyone discussing canceling the remainder of the season after the OSU plane crash. But 23 years after the tragedy, the former Cowboy point guard says he wishes much more had been done for the players and their mental health in the months that followed. He talks openly about the struggles and about how he continues to work through the aftermath with a counselor now. Williams also shares how he will always Remember The 10. All of that and more on The Jenni Carlson Show.

Episode highlights:

1:24: What stood out about OSU’s 2000-01 team.

5:07: The day of the plane crash.

7:02: When Victor Williams first knew something might be wrong.

9:20: How Williams handled the aftermath of the crash.

11:30: The conversations that needed to happen — and didn’t.

16:07: How Williams remembers the victims of the plane crash.

22:57: Why basketball is so important to Williams.

26:27: The lasting impact of Eddie Sutton, Sean Sutton and James Dickey.

29:33: The lasting connection of the 2000-01 Cowboys.

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