His measurement, arm length (33 5/8″) and wingspan (81¾”) are on the little aspect for LT in the NFL, nevertheless, which will stimulate speculation that he is headed to RT or G for the staff that selects him in the draft.
“I believe that’s a little part of what it requires to be a deal with at the up coming level,” Williams said of his arm length. “I believe if you look at a ton of the really productive tackles in excess of the past 10 several years — Joe Thomas, Joe Staley, Jake Matthews, Jason Peters, La’el Collins, Riley Reiff, Ryan Ramczyk — just a few men off the leading of my head that have shorter arms than me — I never believe that’s necessarily a massive deal. I’m proud of the way I participate in. My tactic to the video game makes me a great participant. So if my fingers were an eighth of an inch lengthier, I may possibly be very good adequate? I believe the way that I participate in is what defines me as a football participant.”
The Jets, who keep the No. 3 overall selection in the very first round, have starting off openings at both heart and remaining guard. Though Williams sees himself as a football participant very first, he evidently wishes to continue to secure the quarterback’s blindside.
“I want to be on the discipline and there are 5 O-line positions. If they want to put me at restricted conclude, I’ll participate in restricted conclude. If they want to put me at receiver, heart, guard – I’ll participate in it,” he said. “I want to participate in, I know I’m able of enjoying remaining deal with at the best level. I’ve tested I can do it in higher education, so it’s really up to an NFL staff. If they see me healthy and they have to have a remaining deal with, I believe I can fill that spot. But if they have 1 and want to put me somewhere else, I just want to participate in.”