Mykel Williams is a 6’5 258 pound strong-side defensive end from Columbus, GA.
The Class of 2022 prospect attends Hardaway High School and has a 93 rating (4*) from 247 Sports. They consider him the 77th best player in America (8th best SDE and 9th best player in Georgia).
Williams already has offers from Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Kentucky, LSU, Miami (FL), Nebraska, Pittsburgh, South Carolina, Tennessee, USC, and Virginia Tech, among others.
In April, he was offered by Florida State:
Blessed to receive an offer from Florida State University pic.twitter.com/qUam83h7Wc— Mykel Williams (@MykelW_50) April 14, 2020
TN caught up with Williams to get an inside look:
How’d you receive the offer, and what’d it mean to you?
“Coach Atkins and (Coach) Woodson offered me, and it meant a lot.”
What do you know about Florida State?
“They have an history of winning.”
We know you were interested in attending one of the Jr. Days—do you still plan to visit FSU when the Dead Period is lifted?
What other schools are you hoping to visit?
“Clemson, UGA, Florida, Bama, LSU, and a few others.”
How would you describe your game?
What’s your style?
“Very physical [and] aggressive—can stop [the] pass and run.”
Do you model your game after any player(s)?
What are the biggest things you’re looking for in a college?
“Somewhere that feels like home.”
Any idea when you hope to have a final decision made?
“Before my senior season.”