Aggies land elite WR

Auburn signed the top 2012 wide receiver in Georgia, but after failing to meet academic requirements, he had to go to prep school. Texas A&M got involved in November and he has committed to the Aggies.

Jaquay Williams is one of the top prep school prospects in the country and Scout has confirmed that he has committed to Texas A&M.

Williams came out of Sandy Creek High School in 2012 and signed with Auburn. He was forced to attend Fork Union Prep School to take care of his academics and he is now set to enroll at Texas A&M early in January.

The 6-foot-2, 210 pound wide receiver will have five years to play four, but Scout expects him to see the field next fall barring injury.

Here is the statement released by the Williams camp:

"I would like to thank all the schools which have been in contact with me, and I would like to thank Coach Walker at Sandy Creek, FUMA Coach Shuman, and the entire FUMA staff.

"The last 12 months have seen many ups and downs, and at last, it came down to Georgia, Auburn, South Carolina, and Texas A&M. I have great respect for all of these great programs and their coaching staffs including Auburn which I had been committed to for so long.

"Auburn is a special place, however, after looking at everything, and taking time to evaluate for now and into the future, Coach Sumlin, his staff, and the A&M program is where I need to be and where I am now committed 110-percent.

"I have officially committed to Texas A&M."

Simmons Take: Williams is a receiver with so much potential. He came out of high school raw as a route runner and as a blocker down the field, but he has such big play ability. He has great size, he has outstanding body control, he he strong hands, and he moves well in the open field. Williams has the true ability to be that no. 1 receiver at Texas A&M and it will be up to him how good he wants to be. If he applies himself and goes to work each day, he will be playing on Sundays down the road.

Chad Simmons is currently a National Recruiting Analyst for FOX Sports/Scout. He started with Scout in 2003 and then moved on to another Recruiting Service from 2004-2008 before returning to Scout the first of 2009 to become South Recruiting Manager.
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