"Just hearing about how their team is made me want to go up there," Williams said. "I sat down and talked to my coach about it. He was telling me the pros and cons about it. So I was like ‘I'll just take a visit up there and see what it looks like.'"
Williams hasn't scheduled any other official trips. Furthermore, he is unsure what other schools he will officially visit.
At least from a public standpoint, Williams has flown under the radar for much of the year.
"I didn't go to all those camps and combines, because I had family issues," Williams said. "That's what separated me from everybody else."
That didn't stop college coaches from discovering Williams. Over 20 schools have offered him, including Marshall, Maryland, Memphis, Michigan, Michigan State, Mississippi, South Carolina, South Florida, and Tennessee.
UNC was among the first wave of schools to offer him back in the spring. Since then, Williams has communicated regularly with UNC assistant coaches Troy Douglas and Charlie Williams.
"I'll call every now and then, but I haven't talked to them lately," Williams said. "I talked to them last probably two weeks ago.
"We talk about what the school is like, [and] what it would be like if I came up there to visit. They think that their offense would fit my type of play."
Williams says he doesn't have a leader or a list of favorite schools.
"I'm going to come up with my favorites list, but I'm still thinking about it right now," Williams said.
Williams said he hopes to have a favorites list assembled by the end of October.
Niceville opened up the 2009 season last Thursday with a 41-34 victory over powerhouse Tallahassee (Fla.) Lincoln. Williams contributed with eight receptions for 105 yards and a couple of touchdowns.
As a junior, Williams caught 25 passes for 596 yards and six touchdowns.