*Leonard Williams, DS #1 DT, Southern California Selected:Round 1, Pick 6, Overall Pick 6 by Jets
Name:*Leonard Williams College:Southern CaliforniaNumber: 94 Height: 6-5 Weight: 302 Position:DTPos2: DE Class/Draft Year:Jr/2015 40 Low: 4.81 40 Time:4.9140 High: 5.02
Projected Round:1Stock:High: Top 3/DTorDE Low: Top 5 Rated number 1 out of 177 DT's1 / 2301 TOTAL
Data Scout Notes: 2014: 1stC...PLombardi/POutland/PNagurski/PHendricks/PBednarik/PLott/DS#1PSTeamProspect-RRang...2013: 1stC...POutland/PNagurski/PBednarik...2012: DROYC/HMC
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Draft Scout *Leonard Williams News
12/19/16 - DE Leonard Williams (chest) was injured during Saturday night's 34-13 loss to the Miami Dolphins. Head coach Todd Bowles said Sunday that tests on Williams came back negative. It is too soon to know if Williams will be available for Saturday's game against the New England Patriots.
09/01/15 - DE Leonard Williams (knee) dodged serious injury Saturday night, when he left the preseason game against the Giants in the second quarter. An MRI administered Sunday revealed only a muscle strain for Williams, who should be ready for the season opener on Sept. 13. Williams will start for however long suspended DE Sheldon Richardson is sidelined. Richardson will miss at least the first four games of the season following repeated failed marijuana arrests and could be subjected to further NFL sanctions following a July arrest for resisting arrest following a high-speed car chase in Missouri.
08/30/15 - DE Leonard Williams got good news on the knee he injured in the Jets' game against the Giants Saturday (Aug. 29). An MRI exam showed no ligament damage in Williams' knee, and the injury is being called a muscle strain behind his knee.
The Jets do not expect it to be a long-term injury. It is unclear whether Williams will be available for the regular-season opener in two weeks.
The Jets are counting on Williams to be a starter at defensive end, especially with Sheldon Richardson suspended for at least the first four games of the season. Williams was a starter in all three preseason games.
Williams, the sixth overall selection in this year's draft, suffered the injury in the second quarter of the 28-18 victory over the Giants and did not return to the game.
08/30/15 - DL Leonard Williams of the Jets suffered no ligament damage during Saturday's preseason game against the Giants.
After an MRI exam, the injury is being called a muscle strain behind his knee. The Jets do not expect it to be a long-term injury. It is unclear whether Williams will be available for the regular-season opener in two weeks.
08/10/15 - DT Leonard Williams has built off an impressive spring and should enter the season as a starter in place of the suspended Sheldon Richardson. Impressing the Jets with his ability as well as the ease with which he has picked up the playbook.