NFL Draft

Sam Williams NFL Draft Predictions, Stats & Profile

Larry Rupp
Sam Williams NFL Draft predictions, stats & profile.
Sam Williams NFL Draft predictions, stats & profile. / Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

There's no shortage of defensive lineman prospects in the 2022 NFL Draft class, including Ole Miss' Sam Williams. Williams broke out during a monster senior season, which has caused his draft stock to rise over the last few months.

Here's everything you need to know about Williams ahead of the 2022 NFL Draft.

Sam Williams Mock Draft 2022

WalterFootball's predictions are from the website's latest mock draft. CBS Sports' predictions are from Ryan Wilson's latest mock draft. Sporting News' projections are from Vinnie Iyer's latest mock draft.

WalterFootball: Seattle Seahawks (No. 41)
CBS Sports: Cleveland Browns (No. 99)
Sporting News: Seattle Seahawks (No. 72)

Sam Williams Draft Stock & Draft Projection

Round 2
- Seattle Seahawks (No. 41) - 1
Round 3

- Seattle Seahawks (No. 72) - 1
- Cleveland Browns (No. 99) - 1

The majority of the mock drafts listed are in agreement that Williams will be take off the board somewhere within the third round of the draft. The idea of the Ole Miss standout sneaking into the second round is not too farfetched, though.

Sam Williams Stats

2021: Ole Miss Rebels
- 57 tackles, 15.0 tackles for loss, 12.5 sacks, 4 fumbles forced, 1 pass defended in 13 games played
2020: Ole Miss Rebels
- 39 tackles, 8.0 tackles for loss, 4.0 sacks, 1 fumbled forced, 0 passes defended in 10 games played
2019: Ole Miss Rebels
- 38 tackles, 9.5 tackles for loss, 6.0 sacks, 1 fumble forced, 0 passes defended in 12 games played

Williams was a consistent pass rusher throughout his college career, but his best season came in 2021. He posted career-high marks across the board and finished first in the SEC with 4 forced fumbles. Williams was also named a third-team All-American by the Associated Press.

Sam Williams Height, Weight & 40-Yard Dash

All height, weight and workout information is from
- Height: 6'4"
- Weight: 261 lbs
- 40-Yard Dash: 4.46 seconds

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