Biography: Two-year starter who also saw extensive action with the first team as a sophomore. Big East Defensive Player of the Year last season after totals of 42/17/5. Junior totals included 25/8.5/4.5.
Positives: Explosive one-gap lineman with limited size and growth potential. Displays outstanding first step quickness, explodes off the snap, and keeps his feet moving up the field. Shows a variety of moves working to get off blocks, quickly changes direction and possesses a burst of closing speed. Quick if asked to twist or stunt. Resilient and works hard to get off blocks.
Negatives: Undersized, easily ridden from his angle of attack or handled by a single blocker. More of a first-move lineman who must beat opponents off the ball to make plays.
Analysis: Williams is a hard-charging college player with limited potential for the next level. The ability to play with leverage coupled with his explosion and movement skills makes him well suited to catch on as a backup three-technique lineman an NFL team.
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