There is another rising defensive end on the map in the North Texas area. That is the 6-foot-4 1/2, 210-pound Josh Williams who began his first year on varsity as a junior this past season.
Williams, who is originally from Shreveport, La., has already received mail from schools such as Oklahoma State, Nebraska, Kansas State, TCU, SMU, and several others. The school he'd like to hear from is out-of-state, but hits close to home.
"I don't really have a favorite school of the ones that are sending me mail, but I want to hear from LSU since that's in my home state," Williams said. "I just like their football program and that they had a top defense this past year."
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Williams says that he's already been to junior days at both SMU and Oklahoma State.
"They haven't really said much to me about an offer yet, but the SMU coaches are recruiting me pretty hard," Williams said. "OSU, they're coming on strong as well."
When asked to describe himself, Williams says that's all about getting to the passer.
"I'm a speed-rushing defensive end," Williams said. "I'm just aggressive and I like to get to the quarterback. This past year was my first year on varsity and I had 68 tackles, six sacks, and six pass breakups. I'm just been lifting a lot, trying to run to get my 40 time down, and trying to get my weight up."
Williams says this summer he plans to get out to some speed and conditioning camps along with some team camps as well. He was a first-team all-district and all-area selection as a junior.