Williams enjoys trip to Mizzou

Daryl Williams

Texas offensive lineman Daryl Williams made a trip to Columbia Missouri last week to check out the Mizzou Football program. InsideMizzou.com has the latest on Williams recruitment. Is he close to a decision? Will he follow his best friend James Franklin to Missouri? We have those answers and more. If you're not a member of InsideMizzou.com you're missing out.

With six offers on the table, one Texas High School prospect isn't ready to make any quick decisions on where he will spend the next four to five years of his life.

For Lake Dallas High School offensive lineman Daryl Williams, the recruiting process is important, even though it might not be his favorite thing.

Last week Williams took the journey to Columbia Missouri to check out first hand one of the schools that he and his best friend James Franklin have both received offers from. What did Williams think about the University of Missouri?

"It's a great school," Williams told InsideMizzou.com. "Actually it's better than I expected to be. They have great facilities; I really like the coaching staff there a lot."

Williams had said in a previous interview that he wanted to go to the same school with his best friend and quarterback James Franklin. Has that changed? Franklin gave his commitment to Gary Pinkel Saturday, will Williams follow?

"I would still love to play at the next level with James," Williams said. "We will have to wait and see if we end up at the same place together. I really like Missouri a lot; I'm just not ready to make a decision. I want to see all my options before making a decision; I feel some more offers may be on the way."

Williams currently has offers from TCU, Baylor, Kansas, Texas Tech and Missouri along with one other.

"I had a great time on the trip to Columbia," Williams said. "I just want to go through the entire recruiting process. I don't really like the process, but it's necessary to go through the entire process before making a decision. My mother and I feel that's the best option right now."

Williams is rated as one of the top linemen in the state of Texas and would be a big coup for Pinkel and staff if they can get pledges from both Franklin and Williams.

"Missouri is a great school," Williams said. "Now I have to do what's best for me. I'm very proud of James and his decision. We will have to see if it all works out."

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