Williams, a 6-foot-3, 305-pounder from Pasadena City College in Pasadena, California, is projected to provide immediate help for a position in need of more size. Is Alabama the leader?"> Williams, a 6-foot-3, 305-pounder from Pasadena City College in Pasadena, California, is projected to provide immediate help for a position in need of more size. Is Alabama the leader?">

RECRUITING 2002: DT Jimmy Williams Update

"My visit to South Carolina went pretty well," said defensive tackle Jimmy Williams. "It was pretty nice down there. Alabama is definitely still in it, too. I'm going to take my trip to Virginia Tech and then make my decision. I may wait until Signing Day or I may commit as soon as I know in my heart."<p> Williams, a 6-foot-3, 305-pounder from Pasadena City College in Pasadena, California, is projected to provide immediate help for a position in need of more size. Is Alabama the leader?

"South Carolina didn't have anything that Alabama didn't have," said Williams. "I would choose Alabama over South Carolina but I need to see Virginia Tech to know for sure."

Defensive Line Coach Stan Eggen is racking up frequent flyer miles between Alabama and California. Eggen made the long trip to California last week and he's headed back in his pursuit of Williams.

"Coach Eggen came to see me last week and he's coming back this week," said Williams. "I like him a lot."

Williams was scheduled to visit Arizona and he also considered a visit to Tennessee. However, it now appears that his visit to Virginia Tech this weekend will be his last.

"I'm not going to Tennessee and I also canceled my visit to Arizona," said Williams. "I really would like to get this all over with."

Crimson Ticket Extra: Jimmy Williams has stated consistently that he would not pick Virginia Tech over Alabama if all factors were equal because of his desire for his family to see him play. His mother, brother, and sister reside in Memphis, Tennessee. Additionally, there is another factor that could benefit Alabama and BamaMag.com feels very good about the Crimson Tide's position.


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