Georgia football: 5 recruits most likely to sign with Georgia Bulldogs

Kirby Smart, Georgia Bulldogs. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
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Kirby Smart, Georgia Bulldogs
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Pick Analysis. American Heritage School (Fort Lauderdale, FL). 2. 814. Scouting Report. ATH. James Williams. player

Five-star athlete James Williams has made it clear he will only play one of two places for his college football career: The University of Georgia or the University of Miami. That’s it and that’s all for the one-of-a-kind athlete from the American Heritage School in Fort Lauderdale. Will he stay home in South Florida or venture a bit north to play Between the Hedges in the Classic City?

247Sports has Williams as a five-star recruit. At 6-foot-5 and 218 pounds, Williams is the No. 1 player from Florida, the No. 1 player with the athlete label and the No. 10 player in his recruiting cycle. Williams projects as either a high-end possession receiver or a hard-hitting safety/inside linebacker hybrid at the collegiate level.

His primary recruiter to Georgia is defensive coordinator Dan Lanning, which may signify he could be a defensive hybrid. While at Georgia, Lanning has been a part of two five-stars’ recruitment to Athens in defensive end Nolan Smith and inside linebacker Nakobe Dean. Williams’ secondary recruiter is special teams coordinator Scott Cochran, the longtime Alabama strength coach.

With Miami head coach Manny Diaz serving as Williams’ secondary recruiter, it means the Canes are dead serious about not letting Williams leave their metro area. However, that does seem to come across as desperate, as Kirby Smart is trusting Lanning, a future college head coach himself, and Cochran to get it done and bring the next Mike Evans or Kam Chancellor to Athens, Georgia.