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Williams has plenty of speed

He could be one of the fastest prospects in the class of 2007 prospects in an area known for its speed and skill.
Oakland Park (Fla.) Northeast running back Bo Williams is a Junior Olympic champion in the 200-meter dash, posting a time of 21.92 seconds.
On the football field, the 6-foot-1, 208-pounder used his speed to average 8.63 yards per carry (708 yards on 82 carries) as a junior. He also scored four touchdowns.
On the recruiting front, Williams has not received any early scholarship offers, but has been getting letters from schools throughout the country.
Early leaders include Pittsburgh, Notre Dame, LSU, Connecticut, N.C. State and Miami (Fla.).
"I like them because they write me the most," Williams said.
Williams heads to Pittsburgh for an unofficial visit this weekend. He will visit Notre Dame in June.
While there always is room on the field at a number of positions for a prospect with Williams' size and speed, he says that he's a running back all the way.
"I tried a little bit of free safety, but I am just a running back."
Williams plans to attend the Miami NIKE Camp on April 9 in Coral Gables, Fla.
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