WILLIE WILLIAMS, LB, 6'2, 227, 4.5, CAROL CITY, FLORIDA:
Williams is a bad man on the football field and he brings a mean streak with him that every offensive player notices. Blessed with the size and speed that the pros covet, Williams is a hot prospect all over the country. Williams transfered to Carol City this season from Miami Pace, where he started at inside linebacker for the past two seasons.
"I moved in with my aunt for my senior season at Carol City," said Williams. "I have loved the move so far, because there are a lot of kids in this area and there is always somebody playing catch or playing ball. The move is going to help me as well, because my uncle lives right down the street and he has a weight training set in his backyard and is always giving me support. The community is real supportive and living in this area is going to help my communication skills. This move can't do nothing but help me in so many ways."
Williams ended his junior season with 173 tackles, 10 sacks, four interceptions and three forced fumbles. Williams can bench 350 pounds, squats 475 and he has a 33-inch vertical jump. Williams runs the 100M (10. and he is the anchor in the 4X100 relay.
Williams has offers from Miami, Florida State, Florida, Iowa State, Auburn, Oklahoma, Michigan and Georgia, which gives him a very solid list to choose from early.
"Right now I am open minded about recruiting and I am not leaning to any school," said Williams. "So, I don't have a favorite at this time. I am looking at all of those schools pretty hard. Take Oklahoma for instance. I really like how they run their defense and how their linebackers are allowed to attack all over the field. They always have one of the best defensive teams in the country and Oklahoma will be one of the main schools that I consider. I have talked to Coach (Darrell) Wyatt a lot and he seems like a great guy."
Williams hopes to camp at Florida, Miami and Auburn.
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