Aaron Williams is a player in the class of 2015 for Nebraska that gets overlooked. He gets overlooked alongside players like Avery Anderson and Eric Lee in the class who committed earlier and are rated slightly higher. That is a mistake to do.
Williams plays in a part of the country and for a team that is known for D-1 talent. Williams as a freshman was forced into action to play safety for Atlanta (Ga.) Carver and ended up becoming an all-region selection.
When you check out Williams you see that the 5-foot-11 and 181-pound defensive back plays a lot bigger than he actually is. Williams breaks on the ball and hits hard. He can also hit you coming across the middle, coming up to support the run and even as a blitzer off of the edge.
Williams is clearly getting looked at to play the nickel position by the Huskers and with good reason. He switches between corner and safety in his film already and along with his intelligence makes him a great fit for the position in Lincoln.
When Williams also fits is in this class. If you look at what Nebraska has in other commits in the secondary Williams' skill set is complimentary, but doesn't deviate with what Nebraska is trying to do. The nickel spot is demanding and you need to be physical, smart and athletic.
It's clear that Coach Charlton Warren shares the view of Bo Pelini and the type of players that are needed to run the defense. Coach Warren has also been a relentless recruiter and has ties into the Southeast part of the country.
Williams recently announced that he has signed his financial paperwork with Nebraska along with Anderson and Lee. The Huskers will get all three defensive backs on campus in January and can start communicating with the recruits a little more openly than with commitments that don't sign their paperwork.