Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/18/14
The Alabama Crimson Tide have been producing top notch defensive tackles in the NFL Draft in recent years and Jesse Williams looks to be the next. Originally from Australia, Williams has great athleticism for an athlete his size. At his pro day, he ran the 40 time between 4.93-4.95 seconds and put up 225 lbs. on the bench 30 times.  His most impressive drill might have been posting a 7.69 second three-cone time, showing scouts why he has earned the nickname “Monstar” from teammates and peers. With Williams’ big frame and surprising athleticism, he is an ideal lineman for today’s NFL. He will be able to get after the quarterback in a 4-3 defense because of his speed and be able to take on defenders to clear linebackers in a 3-4 defense.Jesse Williams: The VitalsHeight: 6’4’’Weight: 323 poundsSchool: AlabamaPosition: DL (Defensive Lineman)Class: SeniorCollege Production:Williams came to Alabama via Arizona Western College, where he dominated the defensive front in 2009 and 2010. As a ...
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