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Former BYU Stars Taysom Hill, Jamaal Williams Share Exchange During Packers/Saints Game

Green Bay Packers running back Jamaal Williams (left) and New Orleans Saints quarterback Taysom Hill (right) (Courtesy of Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Former BYU greats Taysom Hill and Jamaal Williams shared pleasantries during the middle an NFL game between the Green Bay Packers and New Orleans Saints.

The Saints hosted the Packers for Sunday Night Football on September 27.

Hill, a former BYU quarterback, is now the No. 2 signal-caller for the Saints.

Williams, a former BYU running back, in the No. 2 ball carrier for the Packers.

During the second quarter of the game, Hill and Williams shared an exchange on the field following a punt by the Saints. Both teams participated in the special teams play.

During their careers as Cougars in Provo, Hill often handed the ball off to Williams.

Hill played quarterback at BYU from 2012-2016. Williams was the Cougars’ running back from 2012-14, 2016.

The former QB left the school as one of the most talented dual threats to come out out of BYU. Williams left Provo as BYU’s all-time leading rusher.

The game between the Packers and Saints is broadcast on KSL TV.

Taysom Hill’s Career

Hill posted a completion percentage of 58.2 percent as BYU’s quarterback. He accounted for 6,929 yards and 43 touchdowns through the air.

On the ground, Hill ran for 2,815 and 32 touchdowns.

After his senior season, Hill went undrafted and signed with the Green Bay Packers. The Packers waived Hill before the start of his rookie season and he was picked up by the Saints.

Hill recently entered his fourth professional season with the Saints. During his time in New Orleans, he’s served as a backup quarterback to Drew Brees.

Jamaal Williams’ Career

Prior to his time in the NFL, Williams starred at running back for the Cougars of BYU. He was a Doak Walker award nominee three times during his college career.

During his time at BYU, Williams recorded 726 carries for 3,901 yards, and 35 touchdowns. In his senior season, he set BYU’s school record for single game rushing yards with 286 yards.

Williams left Provo as the Cougars’ all-time leader in career rushing yards, rush attempts, and 100-yard games.

After a college career at BYU, Williams was selected by the Packers during the fourth round of the 2017 NFL Draft.

Kyle Ireland is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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