A major defensive line target for the Ducks will be announced next month. Clovis (California) defensive side of the strong side Keanu Williams He tweeted on Thursday afternoon that he will commit on July 11.
The prospect said he will announce his decision on Instagram with Oregon Stanford, USC and UCLA as his finalists.
Oregon extended the offer to Williams in January 2019 and was one of the first offers for the prospect. While Oregon wasn’t the first offer for Williams, they have been one of the teams that have stayed in touch with the lead the most in the last 18 months since they offered it.
In the industry generated 247 composite sports recruiting rankings, Williams is listed as No. 312 overall prospect and No. 20 strong defensive end in the 2021 class. Williams is considered a four-star prospect in both 247Sports rankings. and in the 247sports compound.
National sports recruiting editor Brandon Huffman compares Williams’ game to Lawrence Guy of the New England Patriots.
“He has a quick first step and plays with leverage, using his length to get to the ball carrier and quarterback,” Huffman said when evaluating the prospect.
“He can get caught overloading but shows the ability to get to the play quickly. Good for dipping and tearing, showing a variety of movements, but also using his strength and physicality to block blockers. She plays consistently and shows good motor and routinely makes impact plays. Projects like a Power 5 starter and a third-day NFL pick. “
The Ducks currently only have one defensive line engagement for the 2021 class from Timberview defensive end of Mansfield, Texas. Terrell Tilmon, who got engaged to the ducks in early May. Overall, the Ducks currently have 15 commitments and are looking to put the finishing touches on a class that ranks No. 6 nationwide.