Former Ohio State receiver Jameson Williams announces SEC transfer destination
Jameson Williams has made his transfer decision. The former touted recruit recently made the decision to leave Ohio State and had been eyeing several SEC programs after leaving the Buckeyes.
Now his decision is in, Williams is joining Nick Saban’s Alabama program.
Last season at Ohio State, Williams had nine catches for 154 yards and two touchdowns. One of his touchdowns came against Clemson in the College Football Playoff semifinal.
A native of Saint Louis, Williams was rated as the No. 13 receiver in the country and the No. 1 overall prospect from Missouri in the 2019 recruiting cycle. He was also a top 100 overall recruit during that cycle.
Here is a look at Williams’ bio listed on the official Ohio State team page:
At Ohio State:
• Played in all 14 games for the Buckeyes in 2019 and contributed both as a wide receiver and on special teams
• Caught six passes for 112 yards and had a 61-yard touchdown catch against Miami (Ohio)
• Career-high four catches for 38 yards against Maryland
• Is exploring majors in the areas of management and industry
In high school
Rated as a four-star prospect and a Top 150 player overall by 247Sports.com’s composite rankings
• The No. 2-rated prospect in Missouri by 247Sports and No. 3 by Rivals
• Helped Cardinal Ritter College Prep reach the Class 3 state championship game as a senior
• Caught 68 passes for 1,626 yards and 22 touchdowns
• Had eight 100-yard games, including a 257-yard effort with five TDs
• Scored at least one touchdown in 11 of 14 games
• Selected to play in the Under Armour All-America Game on Jan. 3 in Orlando