I was never high on Williams to begin with, but I definitely expected him to be selected before the 4th round. Clearly though, teams were not very high on the beefy NT type DTs in this draft. John Jenkins and Brandon Williams both lasted fairly late into the 3rd round. I personally had those guys, as well as Hankins, as better players than WIlliams, though I think Williams will be a fine player. Of the above mentioned though, Williams does offer the least upside as a pass rusher (he might be more accomplished than Jenkins at this point) and I think that caused him to have a lower grade than many of us on the outside expected. I also read on Walter Football (so take this with a grain of salt, and unfortunately I have no link) that some scouts were rumored to be worried about his body type (skinny legs) and lack of lower body strength. I think the limited upside as a pass rusher, potential concern about lower body strength to anchor in the run game, and apparent injury concerns are causing him to fall, probably farther than he should.
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