His social media presence.
On Twitter, the four-star followed many people leading up to Saturday, but never shared a message before announcing his verbal commitment to the University of Alabama following a spring practice visit.
I have committed to the University of Alabama. I will be enrolling early in January 2016. Roll Tide! pic.twitter.com/7JjbjtaKWB— Jonah Williams (@JonahWilliams77) April 4, 2015
While Williams' first-ever Tweet may remain his most popular, the motivation behind it is welcome news in the Crimson Tide community, coming off of a sub-par week of football news from multiple dismissals to multiple ACL tears to promising young players.
The 6-foot-5, 280-pound senior-to-be made his decision while in Tuscaloosa, becoming just the sixth member of Nick Saban's class of 2016. However, the verbal pushed the UA class into the top 20 on Scout.com, checking in at No. 16 overall despite having fewer pledges than each program ranked higher save for Texas A&M and Penn State (each with five).
BamaMag.com will have more on this developing story.
Williams' junior tape: