Clemson in final group for Elite DB
|Sunday, July 10, 2016, 3:01 PM- -|
4-star 2017 defensive Jamyest Williams from Lawrenceville, Georgia had Clemson in his final group according to a video on Sunday afternoon.
Williams final group of schools were Clemson, Georgia, Ohio State, South Carolina, and Tennessee.
TigerNet spoke with Williams last year, and he said that "Clemson is a great school, great coaching staff. I enjoy talking to Coach (Mike) Reed and Coach (Tony) Elliot." The factors in his recruitment he said will be key relationships he forms, the academic programs and how the school connects with him and the family.
He has early offers from Alabama, Arizona, Auburn, Baylor, Boston College, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Clemson, Colorado, Colorado State, Duke, East Michigan, Florida State, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisville, LSU, Miami, Michigan, Michigan State, Missouri, North Carolina, North Carolina State, North Texas, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Stanford, Tennessee, Tennessee State, Texas A&M, Vanderbilt, Wake Forest and Wisconsin.
Some of the visits for Williams to Clemson was the 2016 Dabo Swinney Football camp, the 2015 spring game, and the 2014 rivalry win against South Carolina.
During his sophomore campaign, he rushed for 700 yard and eight touchdowns, hauled in 35 catches for 452 yards and five more touchdowns. Defensively, he had 60 tackles and two interceptions.
As a freshman, he had 32 tackles, 16 PBU's, and two interceptions. On offense, he had 400 all-purpose yards and a touchdown. The highly coveted prospect was named first team DB MaxPrep's Freshman All-American(2013) and MVP of the Freshman Army All-American game in San Antonio, Texas (2013). He has run a 4.40 in the 40 yard dash at several camps in the last year.
He wants to play defensive back at the college level and the Tigers were the first program to have offered Williams.