Jamaal Williams is heading to the NFL Combine to workout in front of every NFL team.
BYU running back Jamaal Williams is expected to be selected in the NFL Draft — and possibly the only Cougar taken this year — has accepted an invitation to the NFL Combine, according to Ben Criddle of ESPN 960.
This is another sign that Williams is getting a lot of praise from the NFL which also includes his invitation to the Senior Bowl.
Williams is re-introducing himself to the college football world after not playing in the 2015 and when he came back after a year layoff he has done great things by setting or tying multiple BYU records. Williams is the all-time leading rusher with 3,901, most yards in a game with 286 against Toledo, and is tied with four others with the most touchdowns scored in a game with five. If not for an injury, Williams would also have the single-season rushing record.
After the bowl game against Wyoming, where he rushed for 210 yards, Williams’ hype kept increasing and he has been added to post-bowl teams, including being named to the Associated Press’s honorable mention bowl team. Mock drafts are also starting to take notice as Williams is projected as a second-round pick to the Green Bay Packers by Bleacher Report’s Matt Miller. The NFL Draft class is loaded at running backs and Williams is moving into top-10 lists after the season ended.
The NFL Combine begins Feb. 28 and runs through March 6.