Illini top Florida RB Maleek Williams' list

Florida 2017 running back Maleek Williams releases top-5 list

Illinois is prioritizing Charlotte running back Maleek Williams. All the attention appears to be working.

The three-star Florida running back released a top-five list on Tuesday, and Illinois tops the list.

When asked by via text message why Illinois tops this list, Williams simply replied, "Lovie Smith Era."

Williams hopes to visit Illinois sometime this summer.

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