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Arkansas' Jonathan Williams Drafted In 5th Round By Buffalo Bills After Missing 2015 Season

In February, Arkansas running back Jonathan Williams posted a message for all NFL teams: the team that drafts him "will be happy for many years to come." After three fantastic years at Arkansas, Williams missed the entire 2015 season due to injury, hindering his NFL prospects. He found a team to take a shot on him today, despite a year off of football: the Buffalo Bills. Rex Ryan's club selected the talented rusher with its fifth round pick.

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The Bills have been quite bold so far in this draft. After selecting Shaq Lawson in the first round from Ryan's beloved Clemson Tigers, the team has taken Reggie Ragland, Adolphus Washington, Cardale Jones, and now Williams with subsequent picks. All of those players have question marks, but if they realize their potential, the Bills may be building an impressive core. We know what Williams can do when healthy. In three seasons, he racked up 2,666 total yards and 22 touchdowns.