Ricky Williams got a sneak peak at the past and the future two days before more than 30,000 fans were able to judge for themselves Sunday.

The former Texas Heisman Trophy winner was back on campus to take a look at his new statue.

The likeness?

"Close enough," he laughed.

The 8-foot, 1,000-pound likeness was unveiled just outside Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

"He had what it took and still has what it takes," said Joe Jamail, a longtime Texas benefactor who spoke at the ceremony. "Ricky has done his part."

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