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1.28 Denver Broncos Sylvester Williams, DT, Central Michigan (6-3, 313)
Sylvester Williams was selected as the twenty-eighth overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft by the Denver Broncos. Williams is blessed with a big body and extreme quickness for someone his size, which will be extremely beneficial getting off the line through the A-gap with the snap of the ball. Also, Williams has the strength to overpower undersized/weaker interior offensive linemen, which will make him a double-team candidate at times, freeing up the pass rushing ends for the Broncos.
Some scouts talk about Williams getting stuck on blocks when he’s overly fatigued, which can be a problem if his conditioning is not up to par playing at Mile High Stadium. In addition, due to his lack of experience playing football (he only played 1 year in high school), he tends to get caught up making the same swim/spin move over and over again, making him relatively predictable to block.
The great news Broncos’ fans is that he’s c...
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Sylvester Williams took an unconventional path to the NFL.
An enigma as both a late-bloomer and a quick study, Williams started just one football game in high school in Jefferson City, Mo., where he admittedly wasn't much of a student or an athlete.
He twice got kicked off the basketball team for poor grades and eventually was expelled for ditching too many classes.
Sometimes life gives you lemons, and you try your best to make lemonade. Other times, life gives you exactly what you're looking for exactly when you want. Such is the case of the Denver Broncos NFL draft in 2013. With the 28th pick, the Broncos selected Sylvester Williams, DT from North Carolina.
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Sylvester Williams became the latest of a long line of Carolina defensive lineman to make the leap to the NFL tonight, as he was drafted 28th by the Denver Broncos.
Williams' story has been getting a lot of press lately, with good reason. He didn't discover football until his senior year of high school, after which he went to work making radiators for semis. He found his...
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Sylvester Williams DT from the University of North Carolina. I like that he did it in a non-traditional way. Again more big men being picked in the first round. How important is that line now.
Williams played football for one season in high school, and started only one game. Not being recruited by college programs, he assembled radiator parts for 18-wheelers before deciding...
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