It did not take him long to get use to his new team.
"I had 25 catches and 3 interceptions on defense.
I did not join the team until the middle of the season. We did not get moved over
here until late September," commented Darnell Williams.
Gulfport High standout now is focusing on his current team.
is going pretty well for us at Winter Park. Everybody is getting on the same page.
We are all coming back and practicing real hard. They have really opened their
arms for me here. I feel like I am at home."
Williams believes this
will be his best year yet.
"I am more mobile. This year, I am at the
wing and WR. I will also be playing a little bit of CB. They are going to use
my talents everywhere. I just want to go at it hard during two a days. Once the
season starts, I will be into the flow of things if I practice like it is a game."
are Williams' strength at WR?
"Probably my awareness and jumping ability.
Just knowing how to position myself against the defender is the biggest thing."
are the main colleges that are interested in Darnell?
"Ole Miss, Kentucky,
Michigan State, Nebraska, and N.C. State sends me a lot of letters. Coach Sexton
from FSU calls a lot. Coach Shaun from Florida calls too."
and Ole Miss have offered me."
Williams on his top schools.
really do not know. Right now, they are all on a level playing field. I am keeping
an eye on FSU, probably Virginia and Central Florida is pretty big because they
are right down the street. And Nebraska and Ole Miss have always been way up there.
I still like Michigan State, Clemson is sending me a lot of stuff and Kentucky
does not sound that too bad either. So, you know, it is going to be tough."
his two offers.
"Ole Miss, I like
them because I am from Gulfport. In Mississippi, you either like Ole Miss, MSU,
or USM. I grew up liking Ole Miss."
it is a good college. I grew up watching them too. I like the game style they
have and the fan base is crazy."
On the Florida programs.
have family who went to FSU and family who
goes there now."
is a good school and plus they are in the process of getting better. In the next
two years, they should be in the Top 25."
is a good school. I went to their Friday Nights Light Camp. They caught my interest
at their camp."
Does Darnell have any college games on tap for this
"I told Coach Jordan at Nebraska that I would take a visit up
there. He is the only coach that I have talked to about it so far, but I will
know all of that by September."
Darnell Williams has Mississippi ties
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