Alabama defensive lineman Quinnen Williams had a breakout year, shocking the nation with some of his performances. He was the face of the Alabama defense as only a sophomore.
Williams has decided that it is time for him to advance to the next level. He's officially declared for the upcoming NFL Draft.
Quinnen Williams makes it official that he’s turning pro. Just a remarkable player who burst onto the scene this season to become the most dominant defensive player in CFB. “I believe it’s time for me to take the next step in my football career and declare for the draft."— Alex Scarborough (@AlexS_ESPN) January 11, 2019
This past season, Williams
The 6-4, 289-pound monster brought the quarterback down eight times last season. Many scouts and analysts are high on this guy, expecting him to go in the top five.
#Alabama DT Quinnen Williams is one of the most dominant DL prospects I've scouted in recent years. I believe he'll be No. 1 on some draft boards around the league.— Dane Brugler (@dpbrugler) January 7, 2019
I explain why here, using all-22 clips to explain what makes Williams special: https://t.co/g9RDLHXbzz
It's not a surprise that so many people think he'll go so early.
Williams is ranked number one at his position, with an overall grade of 96. He has both the highest grade in run defense among all defenders and the highest pass rush grade by an interior defensive lineman.
The future is bright for the young stud.