CJ McWilliams (a.k.a. Calle 8)
With severe winter weather hitting the mid-Atlantic, Southwest Miami defensive back CJ McWilliams had to cancel his visit to UNC this weekend.
Instead, the three-star UF commit will take a much shorter, warmer trip to Coral Gables and the University of Miami.
At UM, McWilliams wants to get to know the new coaching staff a little better.
"I just want to see how the environment is with them, and I want to be comfortable," McWilliams says. "[New cornerbacks coach Mike Rumph says] he sees that I can be a top corner for them. I can help them out, especially on special teams too."
Rumph and defensive coordinator Manny Diaz went in-home with McWilliams earlier this week.
"They were just hoping that they still have a shot at me," McWilliams says. "After the talk went well, they said they're just looking to change the program to the way the U was before, so I'm looking forward to it and you know UM is close to home."
UNC, UF and USF all visited McWilliams at home as well within the week.
About UNC: "I've never really been outside of Florida, so I wanted to see how it is over there -- and the education too."
What keeps McWilliams committed to the Gators which he first pledged to in May?
"The coaches -- our relationship is real close, it's tight. They've always been recruiting me till the end," he says.
McWilliams is still trying to fit a UNC visit in -- possibly midweek. Had the weather in North Carolina not kept him away this weekend, he would've taken an official to UM in the midweek between UNC and UF visits.
The Gators will get him the final weekend before National Signing Day. Last weekend, McWilliams took his USF official.
"They're really welcoming me, and they're giving me a lot of love," McWilliams says of the Bulls.
As far as what kind of chance any of the other schools has in flipping McWilliams, he says, "Won't know until Signing Day."