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NFL Draft > 2011 Prospects > SS > Nate Williams

Nate Williams Scouting Report

Position: SS
Conference: Pac12
School: Washington Huskies
Year/Status: Declared
Jersey Number: #8
Height & Weight: 6'0 - 215 lbs.

2011 NFL Combine Results
40-Yard Dash4.71
Bench press17
Vertical jump30.5
Broad jump9'6
Three-cone drill6.98
20-yard shuttle4.15
60-yard shuttle11.43

2011 NFL Draft Prospect Scouting Report:
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Nate Williams, SS, Washington

Nate Williams was one of a few true freshmen to see playing time at Washington in 2007. Williams won the team's Freshman Award for a defensive player and even earned a start when the Huskies opened up with five defensive backs against Hawaii. Williams ended up tallying 32 tackles that season. As a sophomore, that number shot up to 76 and he picked off his first career pass.

Williams' numbers dipped in 2009, but so far he is having a superb senior season in 2010. Through seven games he has already totaled 62 tackles, 5.0 tackles-for-loss and 2.0 sacks. Williams is not just a pass coverage safety anymore and he can come up and make big plays in the backfield. Perhaps his best asset is his speed and quickness. He can run a 4.5 40, but he plays faster than that due to his instincts.

Williams has played a lot of safety, but he may be a better outside linebacker in the NFL. He is a little undersized to be a top safety prospect, however that depends more on the system of the NFL team. He can certainly play safety for some teams, but he could be a fine linebacker who can get to the quarterback or drop back in coverage.

Last Updated Oct-26-2010 by Joel Welser

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