After loading up on defense with their first four picks of the 2017 NFL Draft, the Green Bay Packers have now shifted their focus to the offense.
With the 134th overall selection in the draft, the Packers have selected running back Jamaal Williams from Brigham Young University.
Williams is BYU’s all-time leading rusher with 3,901 yards. However, he withdrew from school for the 2015 college season after a violation of team rules, but returned for an excellent senior season in 2016. That year, he recprded 1,375 rushing yards at 5.9 yards per carry, scoring 12 touchdowns.
In athletic testing, Williams was solid if unspectacular. He measured in at 6 feet, 0-3/8 inches and 212 pounds and ran a 4.59-second 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine. He also had modest results in the vertical (30”) and broad jump (10’3”), as well as the 20-yard shuttle (4.53) and 3-cone (7.25).
Stay tuned as we await the results of the Packers’ next pick which is pick number 172 towards the end of the fifth round.