Port St. Lucie (Fla.) Treasure Coast defensive back Justin Williams has the size and versatility to make him an asset at cornerback or safety. Three schools have already decided to offer the 6-foot-1, 180-pounder.
"My coach told me South Carolina had offered, they were my first offer," Williams said. "I've picked up FIU and UMass since then."
Williams remembers his reaction when he heard that Steve Spurrier and the Gamecocks were offering him.
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"It just made me realize all the hard work pays off," Williams said. "It seemed like it all happened so fast. Now the dream is just becoming a reality."
He has had initial conversations with members of each of the three staffs that have offered him.
South Carolina: "They just told me they like my size, they like my reach," Williams said. "They think they can make something great out of me."
Florida International: "FIU just told me that they like my personality and that they like my highlight tape, feel I am very explosive," Williams said. "They just want to get me down there for a visit as soon as possible. They want to keep me home in Florida."
Massachusetts: "I talked to Coach (Allen) Suber and their defensive coordinator (Phil Elmassian)," Williams said. "They just said that they are trying to get some Florida boys to come up there and change everything around. They want me to come up there and be their number one corner."
The Sunshine State prospect plans to take a couple visits between now and the start of the summer.
"I am planning to visit FIU and South Carolina," Williams said. "I am going to FIU for their spring game."
In addition to his offers, Williams also reports interest from Alabama, Cincinnati, Miami, and West Virginia. He says it is simply too difficult to name a leader at this juncture.
"It changes every day to be honest," Williams said.
Williams also participates in track and field, handling duties in the 100 meter and 200 meter dash.