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Report: New Orleans Saints Sign Former BYU RB Jamaal Williams

Mar 15, 2023, 5:42 PM | Updated: Mar 20, 2023, 12:44 pm

SALT LAKE CITY – According to ESPN Sports Writer Adam Schefter, former BYU runningback Jamaal Williams is signing a multi-year contract with the New Orleans Saints.

Williams spent the last two seasons as a member of the Detroit Lions.

In 30 games as a Lion, Williams recorded 1667 yards, 20 touchdowns, and averaged 56 yards per game.

The contract was later revealed to be $12 million over three years. $8 million is fully guaranteed.

Williams is coming off the best season of his career. He posted highs in touchdowns, total yards, and even broke off the longest rush of his career at 58 yards.

He led the entire NFL in rushing touchdowns in 2022.

Williams has had his fair share of memorable moments in Detroit. He helped the Lions attain their first positive record in five years in 2022.

He took to Twitter to make his love for the city and the franchise well known.

RELATED: Instant Replay: Jamaal Williams, Penei Sewell Play Lions ‘Guess Who?’ Game

Chandler Holt is a Digital Sports Producer for KSLSports.com, specializing in all things basketball and football. Follow Chandler on Twitter at @ChandlerHoltKSL

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