Dexter Williams
Dexter Williams
22-Year-Old Running BackRB
Green Bay Packers
2019 Fantasy Outlook
The Packers selected Williams in the sixth round of April's draft, and he is the favorite to open the season as the team's third running back behind Aaron Jones and Jamaal Williams. The rookie Williams was the primary running back for just one season at Notre Dame, but he averaged an impressive 6.4 yards per carry over 257 collegiate attempts. Off-the-field issues and a brief track record pushed Williams down draft boards, but his downhill running style makes him an intriguing prospect in new coach Matt LaFleur's offense. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a contract with the Packers in May of 2019.
Well-positioned for roster spot
RBGreen Bay Packers
June 25, 2019
Williams is one of four tailbacks on the Green Bay roster after the team cut Kapri Bibbs earlier in June.
The rookie sixth-round pick is in excellent position for a spot on the 53-man roster, likely competing with 26-year-old Tra Carson (ribs) for a single job. Williams may even have an opportunity to push Jamaal Williams for backup work -- a potentially valuable role given that lead back Aaron Jones has suffered three MCL sprains in two pro seasons. Jones returned healthy for the start of the offseason program and reportedly is in much better shape after he changed his diet to reduce sugar intake.
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Dexter Williams' measurables compare to other running backs?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
5' 11"
212 lbs
40-Yard Dash
4.57 sec
Shuttle Time
4.16 sec
Cone Drill
7.00 sec
Vertical Jump
36.0 in
Broad Jump
130 in
Bench Press
17 reps
Hand Length
9.63 in
Arm Length
32.25 in
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Heading to Green Bay
RBGreen Bay Packers
April 27, 2019
The Packers selected Williams in the sixth round of the 2019 NFL Draft, 194th overall.
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