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University of Miami Athletics

James Williams

position

Safety

Height

6-5

Weight

224 lbs.

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

High School

Plantation American Heritage

James Williams - Football - University of Miami Athletics

High School: A five-star prospect by 247Sports and Rivals…Four-star prospect by ESPN…Ranked the No. 13 overall player in the 247Sports Composite Top247…Rated the No. 1 safety nationally and the No. 4 player in Florida by 247Sports Composite…Listed as the No. 19 overall player in the Rivals Top 250…Ranked the No. 1 safety nationally and the No. 4 player in Florida by Rivals…Rated the No. 32 overall player in the ESPN300…Listed as the No. 4 safety in the country and No. 8 player in Florida by ESPN… Selected to the Under Armour All-America Game and U.S. Army All-American Bowl…As a junior at Western HS, recorded 62 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss and one sack…Had six interceptions, four passes defended, five forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and one interception returned for a touchdown in junior season…Chose Miami over offers from Alabama, Auburn, Cincinnati, Clemson, Florida, Florida State, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisville, LSU, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio State, Ole Miss, Oregon, Penn State, Pitt, South Carolina, Syracuse, Tennessee, UCF, USF, Vanderbilt and West Virginia, among others.