Tim Williams, OLB, Alabama (Round 3, No. 78)
The Ravens selected their second Alabama Crimson Tide in round three Friday night, drafting fierce outside linebacker Tim Williams.
According to BaltimoreRavens.com’s Garrett Downing, Ravens assistant general manager Eric DeCosta revealed the team’s desire to draft Williams if he was available in the first round. Despite Williams’ availability when the Ravens were on the clock Thursday night, the team secured him in the third round.
DeCosta discussed Williams’ value with Downing saying:
"He’s a tenacious guy. Outstanding motor. Outstanding physical skills as a pass rusher, and he really fits our defense."
Next, we present instant reaction on the Ravens taking their second Crimson Tide in the 2017 NFL draft.
SEC Network sideline analyst Cole Cubelic revealed the linebacker’s impressive pass rushing ability.
NFL Network analyst Daniel Jeremiah considers Williams’ as a future pro bowler.
The always busy Billick delivers his insights on the Baton Rouge native.
The man himself, Mr. Williams informing the Ravens what type of player is joining their defense.
Ravens fan Donald Mills shared his excitement of the team drafting Williams that earned a retweet from the new Raven.