Smyrna colors and a Vanderbilt hat waited patiently for a big lineman headed to Vanderbilt.
Luckily for Vanderbilt there was only one hat for James on the table.
James and his parents waited patiently for instructions.
Finally, the big moment came. James signed with Vanderbilt.
Afterwards, two proud parents posed with James.
James also posed with Smyrna head coach Shadowan. Shadowan had 5 players signing on Wednesday and may have 3 more signing in the coming days.
Click on the link below to view video of James Williams signing with Vanderbilt.
JW: I'm excited, I've been committed for almost a year now. I've finally been able to sign and make everything official.
VM: So did you have any butterflies?
JW: No, I was sure.
VM: So the big long process of recruiting, all the phone calls is over.
JW: Yeah, it's all over.
VM: Are you going to head up to Vanderbilt this summer? I know you're here but will you be able to take some classes at Vandy this summer and work out?
JW: I'm going to take a couple classes in June and start working