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Former BYU RB Jamaal Williams Cracks NFL Top 100 List

Jul 25, 2023, 10:47 AM

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Jamaal Williams #30 of the Detroit Lions celebrates on the field after a win over the Chicago Bears at Ford Field on January 01, 2023 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Nic Antaya/Getty Images)

(Photo by Nic Antaya/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – Every offseason, the NFL releases its Top 100 players list voted on solely by the players.

Former BYU running back and current New Orleans Saint Jamaal Williams made his first appearance on the list at No. 95.

Williams led the entire NFL in rushing touchdowns in 2022.

He was a big part of a potent Detroit rushing attack next to D’Andre Swift, Justin Jackson, and Craig Reynolds.

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Williams will look to climb even higher on next year’s list after his first season as a member of the New Orleans Saints.

New Orleans Saints Sign Former BYU RB Jamaal Williams

Former BYU running back 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.

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

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

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Chandler Holt is a Digital Sports Producer for KSLSports.com, specializing in all things basketball and football. Follow Chandler on Twitter @ChandlerHoltKSL or on Threads @chandlerho1t.

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