"I really wanted to go, but certain
circumstances arose and I wasn't able to make it," said Williams. "After the
Clemson camp and the
Last season Williams recorded 80
tackles, 12 for loss, six sacks, two caused fumbles and three interceptions in a
hurricane-shortened season. The 6'2", 230-pounder will play a full season back
with Edna Karr in
"We have a good tradition at Karr and we'll be trying to win the state championship," said Williams. "Individually, I want to get out there for a full season and make sure teams know who I am."
Although Williams said last
season's stint in
"It affected me a little, but it
helped me pick up interest from others schools from that region of the country,"
said Williams. "Schools like
"I don't have a top five right now; I'm leaving things wide open," said Williams. "I thought I'd have one by the beginning of my senior season, but not having a full season last year I don't think I got the numbers I could have. I think after my senior season I'll be able to pick up some more offers."
Although Williams doesn't have an offer from LSU, he said representing his home state would be something he would be proud of.
"I love their tradition and pride in the program," said Williams. "It would be nice to represent your home state, but sometimes you got to do what you got to do. I've always watched LSU and pulled for them. My next-door neighbor used to play for them (Marquis Hill)."
Another thing Hurricane Katrina did was give Williams new teammates at Edna Karr. Because some schools haven't re-opened, they will be playing for Edna Karr this season.
"It took a while for us to build chemistry on this team, so that's something you worry about," said Williams. "We just finished camp and I think that brought us together. We have to build that chemistry first. We have a lot of talent; we'll just have to see who wants it the most."
*Note: 2.8 core GPA, 19 ACT