At 6’3, 200 pounds, King certainly fits the mold of bigger, more physical cornerbacks that are popular in today’s NFL. He also has some speed to go with that frame, clocking a 4.43 40 time at the Combine.
Along with Jones and Budda Baker, King is part of an impressive run of Washington defensive backs, following in the footsteps of Peters, who went on to become a superstar for the Kansas City Chiefs.
King will draw the inevitable comparisons to Richard Sherman, both for his size and physical play. He says he’d like to remain in Seattle as well, to learn from the All-Pro corner. There are some holes to his game, but he has the physical tools and upside to develop into a shutdown cornerback at the pro level.
The 6’4, 218-pound playmaker almost saw his career end in 2015 after suffering a scary broken neck in the Tigers’ opening drive of the season. Williams hauled in a toe-tapping Nike NFL Jerseys Supply catch in the back of the end zone to give his team an early lead, but a push from behind sent him head-first into the base USA Basketball Cheap Jerseys of the goalpost. While he avoided paralysis, he spent the rest of his season in recovery before being cleared to return.
The injury robbed him of his 2015 season, but made him even hungrier in 2016.
Williams was arguably college football’s best receiver last fall, using his size to bully cornerbacks for the ball and his quick feet to snap off routes and create separation. His speed isn’t transcendent, but at his size, the 4.49 40 he ran at his pro day is just fine.
Rodger Saffold, the team’s one bright spot on the offensive line, was re-signed. With the addition of Whitworth and moving Robinson, protection should be better for No. 16 next season.