Draft Scout Snapshot:DS Rating on 9/1/09: #3 WR, #36/750 Overall, Projected Rd: 2 2008: Suspended from Syracuse after 2008 spring semester under allegations of cheating. Missed 2008 season, attended a community college for the fall semester. 2007: 12 GP; 12 GS; Rec: 60-837-14-10; Second team All-Big East. One of nine players to start every game for the Orange in 2007; tied the Syracuse all-time record for receptions in a season with 60;finished his sophomore year ranked third on SUís single-season touchdown list (10), most for a Syracuse player since Rob Moore had 11 in 1988. 2006: 10 GP; 3 GS; Rec: 24-461-19.2-4; Led the team with 461 receiving yards becoming the first freshman to lead the team in receiving since Scott Schwedes (in 1983) Ö His 24 receptions and 461 yards both rank second in school history for a freshman and are the highest totals since 1990 Ö Ranked sixth in the BIG EAST with 46.1 receiving yards per game.
Post-Draft Outlook:COULD SURPRISE: WR Mike Williams -- The Syracuse receiver had a history of off-field problems that forced him to miss all or parts of two seasons. But Williams, at 6-foot-2, 221 pounds, is tremendous after the catch. Nearly all his problems were school-related and he gives QB Josh Freeman another big target.
A closer look at the Bucs picks: Round 4/101 -- Mike Williams, WR, 6-2, 221, Syracuse: Off-field problems forced Williams to drop but he is a first-round talent. - by The Sports Xchange
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01/11/13 - WR Mike Williams rebounded from a sophomore slump with 996 yards receiving and nine touchdowns.
12/31/12 - WR Mike Williams fell just shy of the 1,000-yard receiving plateau, finishing the season with 996 yards receiving and nine touchdowns.
12/24/12 - WR Mike Williams' 61-yard touchdown reception Sunday against the Rams was the ninth play of 60-yards or more by the Bucs, a club record.
12/11/12 - WR Mike Williams' 1-yard TD catch Sunday against the Eagles was his seventh of the season.
11/25/12 - WR Mike Williams attempted and completed the first pass of his career, a 28-yarder to Vincent Jackson.