2017 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Clemson WR Mike Williams


Height: 6-3

Weight: 225

College: Clemson

Class: Redshirt Junior


  • Great size/long arms — large catch radius
  • Solid speed — 4.5
  • Excellent body control
  • Good at shielding the ball from the defender
  • Good run-after-catch ability — tough to bring down in open field
  • Good release and footwork off the line
  • Good “feel” for the position, working back to the ball, tracks ball naturally
  • Outstanding ball skills — good, natural hands, plucks the ball away from body
  • Decent run blocker
  • Ability to beat press coverage with nifty footwork or physicality at the line
  • Uses hands well to create separation at the line of scrimmage and at the top of his routes


  • Doesn’t separate consistently from man coverage
  • Raw as a route runner, rounds off too many routes, limited route tree (slant, hitch, post, go)
  • Release — average burst off the line of scrimage
  • Neck injury (showed no ill effects in 2016)


GRADE 80.00/100.00 — (LATE) 1ST Round — Good player with Pro Bowl potential


PLAYER SUMMARY Mike Williams possesses the physical profile and traits of a WR1 in the NFL.

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