Boom Williams declares for NFL Draft

12/31/2016 03:23 PM

Following Kentucky’s loss to Georgia Tech in the Tax Slayer Bowl, junior running back Boom Williams told reporters that he will enter his name for the 2017 NFL Draft.

Williams, a Georgia native, ranks 7th all-time at UK in rushing yards and his 1,152 yards this season were the fifth-most in a single season in UK history. Should he remain in the NFL Draft, Williams will finish his UK career with 2,493 yards rushing and 18 touchdowns.

Williams is currently projected as a mid-round pick.

He discusses his decision to enter the NFL draft here:


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