Jason Williams Goes from Small-School Player to Big-League Prospect

By NFLSportChannel
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Published: March 26, 2009

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... are plastered on our screens. They are college football’s popular names, and productions of the sport’s usual suspects.

But in the midst of the high-profile prospects, there are small-school players that are seldom the targets of media analysis and hardly seen. And somewhere in the small group, there often lies a gem that will shine brighter on professional fields.

One of those hidden gems, Jason Williams, hails from Western Illinois and recently completed his Pro-Day at Northwestern University. With the names Curry, Cushing, Maualuga, and Laurinaitis smashing our eardrums, Williams worked quietly before NFL representatives in preparation for the next level.

As a combine snub, the 6’3", 238-pound linebacker posted a 40-time of 4.49, which bested the Combine’s top performance for the position, while also placing him among the timed leaders for cornerbacks and safeties.

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