South Florida LB Loves FSU!

There is no question <b>Willie Williams </b> of Carol City High School is one of the top players in Florida. Last season, the 6-foot-3, 230-pound Williams recorded more than 170 tackles and 10 quarterback sacks. After watching Williams this spring, it's easy to see why he's one of the most feared defensive players for opposing teams to face.


When Insiders recently spoke with Willie Williams, he talked about his play last year and how opposing coaches did not believe someone of his age was so darn good.

"Yeah one coach had me bring my birth certificate to the game because he thought I was too old," Williams said.

Against a team from California that Williams played against, he hit a player so hard that he was not able to return the game.

"I love to be physical and on that play I just destroyed the ball carrier," he said. "Their coach wanted me thrown out for hitting his running back so hard."

Williams also discussed with us he recent call up to FSU to speak with linebackers coach Kevin Steele.

"Yeah I wanted to call Coach Steele to see what they had planned for me at FSU," the Miami native said.

"He told me how they would have me blitz and thought I was a monster on the football field. Coach told me that I was there number one linebacker and he wanted me to come and play at FSU."

So, are the Seminoles still one of top schools for the South Florida standout?

"Oh Yeah, I like FSU and Miami the most," Williams said.

"The visit up to FSU was great and I got to hang out with my buddy Clifton Dickson. He was telling me how much fun he was having and how excited he was to play at FSU."

Williams liked hanging out with quarterback Drew Weatherford at the FSU camp. Williams spoke with us about the Land O Lakes standout."

"Drew is my boy," the Miami Carol City linebacker said.

"He is a great leader, a winner and will command the respect of his teammates," he said. "He is the type of quarterback that will have a lot of success in college."

The Seminoles are definitely in Williams' top two with Miami but some other schools that are getting serious consideration is Ohio State, Oklahoma and Florida. He will take official visits to all four schools this fall and he won't decide on a school until signing day.


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