DFW 2017 ROOKIE PROFILE: RB Jamaal Williams

*2012Brigham YoungIndFRRB131667754.7122731511.7119310905.613
*2013Brigham YoungIndSORB1221712335.77181256.9023513585.87
*2014Brigham YoungIndJRRB81095184.848475.901175654.84
2016Brigham YoungIndSRRB1023413755.91278011.402411455612
CareerBrigham Young72639015.435605679.5178644685.736

Jamaal Williams – Senior/ 6′ / 212 lbs – BYU

  • The all-time leading rusher for BYU with 3,901 rushing yards.
  • Started playing right away as a true freshmen logging over 100+ carries per season
  • Led the team in rushing all four years he played.
  • Six games of 100 rushing yards, including five of over 160
  • Was #1 RB option his senior year scoring 12 total TDs
  • Monster game versus Toledo his senior year with 286 yards and 5 TDs.
  • Strong senior season carrying the ball 234 times for 1,375 yards and 12 scores despite missing 3 games due to injury.
  • Isn’t considered a great pass-catcher which could keep him from competing as a 3-down back, but did did catch 27 passes as a freshman and 18 as a sophomore.
  • Powerful RB with a great stiff arm and decent balance and can gain yards after contact.
  • Has room to add more weight to his frame at the NFL level.
  • Has shown he carry can the load with 30+ carry games.
  • A decisive north-south runner who hits the hole hard and can find small creases with solid quick footwork.
  • Doesn’t have all the wiggle in the world, but he can make defenders miss with jukes, spins, etc.
  • Has dealt with injuries during his collegiate year (knee, concussion).
  • Blocking is suspect and very inconsistent.
  • There is also some off-field risk due to behavior concerns, was suspended for multiple team violations.
  • High School league offensive MPV honors, CIF offensive MVP, All-CIF First Team, All-League First Team, lettered in track in HS
  • Also heavily recruited by Boise State and San Diego State, Arizona State, Utah, Idaho, UCLA, Oregon, and New Mexico
  • COMBINE UPDATE: 40 = 4.53, Vert = 33″, 3-cone = 7.07
  • NFL DRAFT SELECTION: Projected as a mid-round pick
  • DYNASTY ROOKIE: 2.04-2.08