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Former Clemson wide receiver Mike Williams signs with the New York Jets

Former Clemson wide receiver Mike Williams has found a new home in the NFL.

According to reports from NFL Insider Ian Rapoport, Williams is signing a one-year contract with the New York Jets. The deal will cost Williams up to $15 million to earn. There is no word on the guaranteed money, so there is no indication of how much of that money is incentive-based.

After a breakout year in 2021 that saw Williams record 76 receptions and 1,146 receiving yards and nine touchdowns, he and the Chargers agreed to a three-year, $60 million extension ($40 million guaranteed). Heading into the final year of his contract, the Chargers opted to move on.

Williams has spent the entirety of his NFL career (2017-23) with the Chargers after being selected No. 7 overall in the first round of the 2017 NFL draft. While he has dealt with injuries, Williams has looked like one of the best wide receivers in the NFL when healthy. He has totaled 09 catches for 4,806 yards and 31 touchdowns in his career.

A huge signing for the Jets, starting quarterback Aaron Rodgers gets another top-tier wide receiver to play next to Garrett Wilson.

Story originally appeared on Clemson Wire