FSU offers 2013 athlete

Tucker (Ga.) athlete Juwaan Williams thought he was well on his way to having things all sorted out. Although he hadn't released it, he was pretty sure of his top five.
But on Friday morning, things changed.
That's when Florida State offered.
"It means I've got to sit back and rethink this whole recruiting thing," Williams said.
The Seminoles' offer capped quite a week for the 6-feet-1, 180-pounder, who led Tucker to a state title in 2011 while playing quarterback. A few days earlier, Georgia Tech pulled the trigger. All told, Williams claims nine offers, and he thinks Clemson could be next.
"I talked to my recruiting coach today," Williams said. "[Clemson] wants me to come up for a visit. It's a short trip for me and my parents, so I'll most definitely go. Clemson has been keeping it real with me since Day 1 - since they started recruiting me. They told me I could play on both sides of the ball. They said it was my decision."
Most schools are recruiting Williams to play either receiver or defensive back. But Georgia Tech likes him at quarterback.
"That was a big offer," Williams said. "When I talked to Coach Paul Johnson, he said they didn't really offer kids this early in the recruiting process. That really meant a lot to me that I stood out."
As significant as the Yellow Jackets offer was, Williams said the Florida State offer "stands out." The Seminoles like him at receiver.
"I was surprised and shocked when I heard the news from [assistant coach Dameyune Craig]," Williams said. "I really didn't know they were looking at me. Coach Craig told me he talked to my head coach and he liked what he saw on my highlight tape."
Thus far, Williams has visited Georgia and Georgia Tech. On Saturday, he will check out Vanderbilt.
"I'll probably go to Clemson either one day in March or mid-April," Williams said. "And I'll be going to Florida State during my spring break, which is the first week in April."
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