As a junior, he had 66 receptions for 1296 yards and 11 touchdowns. As a sophomore, he had 42 receptions. He prefers to play football close to home. Clemson's recruiter of record are Jeff Scott and Marion Hobby. He was Preseason Elite 11 watch list selection by the Orangeburg (S.C.) Times and Democrat. Clemson offered Williams on May 18th, 2011. He attended camp at Clemson on June 15th, 2011. He took an unofficial visit to Clemson for the Clemson-Wake Forest game.