Williams confirms visit

If there was ever a year where a team could point at the results and try to reap the rewards then it might be this year for Nebraska when they are recruiting defensive tackles. Ndamukong Suh is arguably the best DT in the nation and a top 5 pick overall next year in the NFL draft. This DT from Dallas watched Suh last weekend on TV and heads to Lincoln to see him in person this coming weekend.

Damon Williams is a standout defensive tackle prospect from Irving (Texas) Nimitz. Recently, Nimitz lost a perfect record in a very tough loss according to Williams.

"We are 3-1 right now," Williams said. "We lost to Arlington Lamar last week. We lost to them in kind of a heart breaker. It's not fun. No fun at all."

As a player, Williams says that he started out kind of slow over the first couple of games. However, over the last two games, Williams believes that he's finally playing his part.

"I would say that the first couple of games that I wasn't having the impact that I should have had. The past couple of games, I really stepped it up and playing up to my potential."

Williams is listed at 6-foot-3 and 325-pounds in the Scout.com database. That's a little inaccurate. Not because he wasn't that big. He's just not anymore.

"I was actually just trying to drop some weight this summer, get a little quicker off the ball and lower my pad level a little bit. I am down from 325-pounds or so to 287.

"No P90X for me! I changed my diet and I started to do more at the workouts and working a little harder. It's all paid off for me this season so far."

The recruiting and official visits start this coming weekend for Williams. He is looking forward to experiencing a game at a place he has learned about on a video game.

"I go to Nebraska this weekend. I am looking most forward to seeing the Sea of Red. I play NCAA a lot and when you play the game it tells you a little about the school.

"I play using Nebraska sometimes and it tells me about the school. They are one of the toughest places to play because of their crowd and the environment at the game."

Besides the Sea of Red, Williams knows a little bit more about the coming weekend and the significance. Williams and his recruiting coach have been talking about it.

"I know that it's their 300th consecutive sell out. I think that streak goes back to 1960-something. Coach Tim Beck has been recruiting me and telling me about Nebraska.

"He likes to talk me more on a personal level. He really wants to help me in my development in life. He sells the school because he's supposed to, but he talks to me about making myself better as a person."

Williams is about to make it to double-digit offers. There is one offer that people thought he had, that he doesn't, and a lot of other offers that weren't known about.

"I have eight or nine offers. I don't have one from Arizona State. I have offers from Nebraska, Houston, Kansas State, Kansas, Tulsa, Baylor, Arkansas, Texas Tech and I think that's it."

Out of those offers, Williams admits that he likes Nebraska. It was one of the first offers that he received and during a time when he wasn't getting a lot of recruiting attention.

"I like Nebraska. They are high on my list. They were one of the first schools to offer me when people weren't even recruiting me that much. They stand out to me."

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