wide receiver Hykeem Williams is one of the best players in his position in the 2023 recruiting class as a four-star 247Sports Composite recruit from Fort Lauderdale (FL) Stranahan. Williams also ranks 38th overall and 5th in the 2023 recruiter rankings. During a recent release wiltfong247Sports recruiting director Steve Wiltfong explained the latest update on Williams’ recruiting situation, stating that both Georgia and Texas A&M are making efforts.

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“Let `s talk about Hykeem Williamshe’s the fifth receiver in the top 247, he just visited Georgia, he was at A&M earlier this month, and it’s going to be a slobbering hammer on the way between those two.” Wiltfong said. “I think it will be just a prizefight, a slugfest for him that will last until December.

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“I think the momentum will go back and forth, the crystal ball is in A&M, but no one should discount Georgia. Georgia also did an amazing recruiting job, I could see him at any SEC school but Hykeem Williamsthis will be one of the funniest kits to watch over the next four to five months this will be one of the names we talk about the most during the early signing period it will be a permanent mention i have confidence in wiltfong whiparound in coming months.”

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247Sports Southeast Recruiting Analyst Andrew Ivins predicts Williams will be selected 4-7 in the NFL Draft and gave him a professional comparison to former Arizona State standout N’Keel Garry.

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“A naturally gifted athlete who just doesn’t move like his other size. He is believed to hover around 6’3″, 200 pounds before the spring of his junior year, but at times plays almost like he’s 6’5″, 225 pounds. Can get up and win the ball in the air, but at the same time, he is a bit like a YAC machine as his longer stride and strong core balance make it difficult for defenders to knock him down on the open field. More than a comfortable slot job, but can also create some division on the outside with many different releases. Top speed is in question due to limited testing data, but he showed on Friday night that he could pull away from the South Florida defenders.

“Still developing as a cross country runner, which makes sense given the rather unique athletic experience as he actually swam his freshman year playing JV football. More importantly, he was a perennial starter and could score in Stranahan’s very talented basketball program. Pieces that would eventually become a powerful Power 5 player given the rare movement patterns and competitive attitude (used throughout his prep career as a pass rusher when needed). It will likely take some time for him to adjust to the day to day demands of the college game, but he should be considered a potential target in a modern pro-style spread attack. Potential for the NFL.