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Impact wide receiver Marlon Williams heads UCF’s recruits

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Marlon Williams, a one-time commitment to Southern Cal, highlighted a good recruiting class for the UCF Knights.

Williams, whose 47 catches included 22 touchdowns, should help with the aerial attack of coach Scott Frost. He is from Mobile, Ala.

The Knights added 21 names to their recruiting list, which ranked 60th in the country according to 247sports.com.

“I know he’s a good, offensive-minded coach and I really look forward to playing for (Frost),” Williams told the Orlando Sentinel. He also said UCF fans can expect an “exciting player who makes big plays and a fun person to watch.”

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