The St. Paul's High football star said that Evans, who played at Auburn High, is keeping it to himself on who his favorite is from a list of three finalists that includes UCLA, where he took his first official visit last fall, and Alabama, where he took an official visit a week before visiting Coach Gus Malzahn and his staff. "People try to get it out of him and he doesn't answer," Williams said.
"I just told him not too long ago to not rush his decision and make sure it is the right choice, said Williams, who played with Evans in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Game and the Under Armour All-American All-Star Game.
"I told him wherever you go we are still going to be cool, we are still going to be friends," Williams said.
"He is a great player and everybody knows that, and everybody is coming after him so he is feeling that pressure and he is starting to bear down a little bit. I told him to stay strong and look at all your options, think twice about it and God will lead you to the right decision."
Williams notes that he and Evans along with Auburn commitment DeShaun Davis, a linebacker from Vigor High, spent time together over the weekend along with AU commitments Kamryn Pettway from Prattville and Stephen Roberts from Opelika, prospects who made unofficial visits along with Williams and Davis.
"I told him that me, DeShaun and him would be a great linebacker group," Williams said, noting that Malzahn made the same point to that trio of high school seniors and added that they could be members of "the best linebacker group to ever come through Auburn. Once Rashaan saw that I am pretty sure he got a clue that he (Malzahn) is probably right."
Williams said that from what he saw and heard that Evans has a good relationship with the Auburn coaching staff. "I?heard he talked to the coaches a lot. I heard he had a lot of questions he was holding out on them. I?heard they answered him really well. I think he is going to come through."