The Chargers are moving to Los Angeles this season with a reliable veteran quarterback at the helm in Philip Rivers.
Bet you didn't know: Williams was the No. 2 player in SC as a high-schooler. Williams' senior season followed an abbreviated season that saw him catch a 4-yard touchdown pass before colliding with a goal post and suffering a fractured neck. At 6-foot-4, 218 pounds, Williams possesses a huge catch radius and an ability to bring the ball in while navigating traffic.
The 6-foot-4 Williams had 1,361 yards receiving last season, third in school history behind current National Football League standouts Sammy Watkins (1,464) and DeAndre Hopkins (1,405). DE Malik McDowell and S Budda Baker could be possible that the Chargers make in round two and names like CB Sydney Jones, who may be one of the best corners in this draft whose stock fell due to injury, might be available in round three.
Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson was the star of the team's national championship run, but he leaned on Williams often. "Connecting with each other, always hanging out, even hanging out here at the process. He's going to be a great professional and I'm excited to see what he can do at this level". Just being able to have him as a weapon is a big factor and he's a guy that you can throw it up in that range and he's going to come down with it.
That speed is important because of the size Williams is working with. Williams joins a wide receiver corp that includes Keenan Allen, Tyrell Williams and Travis Benjamin. Williams took plenty away from their time together.
"But just by glancing up there right now I think we're in pretty good shape". "We put in a lot of work, and we liked him. I look forward to getting with him and having fun".