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Plant City star Mario Williams commits to Oklahoma

The receiver, also a standout in baseball, is the area’s top recruit in the class of 2021.
Mario Williams is the area's top recruit for the 2021 recruiting class.
Mario Williams is the area's top recruit for the 2021 recruiting class. [ Times (2018) ]
Published May 15, 2020

Plant City receiver Mario Williams announced Friday that he has orally committed to Oklahoma.

Williams is the top Tampa Bay recruit for the class of 2021. The 5-foot-10, 165-pound athlete is the nation’s No. 40 overall player, according to 247Sports’ composite rankings. Rivals lists him as a five-star prospect.

In three years with the Raiders, he has caught 120 passes for 2,448 yards and 33 touchdowns. He also has one touchdown run and one touchdown pass.

Williams is also a standout baseball player who stole 14 bases as a freshman and hit .280 with nine RBIs during Plant City’s run to the Class 8A state championship as a sophomore.

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He chose the Sooners over Florida, Georgia, Alabama and LSU, among others.

Oral commitments are non-binding until recruits sign letters of intent during their senior year.