Three-star tight end Quentin Williams capped the season last week with a win in the state championship game. The Pittsburgh (Pa.) Central Catholic star sat down with Rivals to discuss the big win as well as the latest in his recruitment.
"We won the championship," he said. "I think the final score was 21-0. It's a great feeling, that's what we wanted to do.
"I wanted to win the state championship for our senior, our school and myself. I played on the freshmen team that won in 2004-2005, but I didn't really have as much a part of it as I do now. It was the right note to leave on."
Although Williams couldn't recall statistics, he saw a big improvement in his ability this year.
"I think my blocking definitely improved," he said. "My strength was a little bit better too. Those were the big areas I needed improvement on."
On the recruiting front, the No. 30 tight end in the country has narrowed his list and is looking at visits.
"I've narrowed it down to Stanford, Boston College, Northwestern, Rutgers, Virginia Tech, Oklahoma and kind of Pittsburgh," he said. "Georgia Tech has fallen out of the mix because of the coaching change."
Do any schools lead?
"I've taken two visits to Boston College and Stanford. I'm more familiar with them, but I'm going to map out three more visits in January."
Williams discussed his finalists a bit more.
"I love the coaches at Rutgers," he said. "The way Coach Schiano handles himself and Coach Susan is my recruiting coach. Pittsburgh obviously is close to home and is a good option.
"My brother is at Northwestern. They are always doing well and it's a good opportunity to play both sports. The same can be said for Virginia Tech. I've got family in the Oklahoma area. My dad went to school there and then I've got my mom's side out near Stanford. That's a great opportunity to excel in three areas, academics, football and baseball."