Williams makes a name for himself

One of the top performers at the JCFootball.com So Cal Combine two weeks ago was West Hills DB Deionte Williams (6-2, 195). He had a solid outing during the individual testing, but enjoyed a breakthrough afternoon in the one-on-ones. We caught up with the talented defensive back shortly after the conclusion of the event and he updated us on what he's been up to…

Williams was a standout as a prep at Miami Northwestern in Florida, but he was unable to qualify so he made himself a home at West Hills and he said he couldn't be happier about it.

"Coach (Shane) Keck stuck with me the whole way," Williams told JCFootball.com. "He said I could come out and do well and then I could get moved on and I've been really happy out (in California)."

Williams originally came to the Falcons as a safety prospect, but his services were needed at corner so he made the switch for most of the season.

"I can play wherever a team needs me to play," Williams said. "I came in as a safety, but they didn't have any corners, so I played out wide. I'm comfortable playing either one, so it really doesn't matter to me."

As stated earlier, Williams tested well at the So Cal Combine held at Orange Coast College on May 2nd, running a 4.51 forty time, putting up 185 pounds 10 times on the bench and posting a 38-inch vertical as well.

Williams posted 53 tackles and three interceptions and that performance at a position he was unaccustomed to is what has schools from across the country eyeing him.

"I've heard from North Carolina State, Iowa, Arizona, USF, Nevada and Marshall," Williams said. "No offers have come in yet, but I think I'm off to a good start.

"Right now I'm just keeping my options open and not really set on going to a particular area or school. I just want to see who recruits me and who offers and then decide from there."

Williams has been hard at work in the classroom and will graduate in December and will have three years to play two wherever he ends up.

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