Jameson Williams on a potential pairing with DeVonta Smith: We’d be most explosive offense in the NFL

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The Eagles went years without drafting a player from Alabama and now they could indeed have a former member of the Crimson Tide at three key skill positions.

Philadelphia has an urgent need at the wide receiver position and former Alabama wide receiver Jameson Williams could be the one player that Eagles GM Howie Roseman truly covets. On Tuesday, Derrick Gunn reported that the Eagles badly want a wide receiver and Williams has been to the NovaCare Complex for a top-30 visit.

With the draft less than 24 hours away, 21 of the top prospect are in Las Vegas to participate in the experience live, and the prospects are taking part in league-sponsored events.

The Inquirer’s EJ Smith caught up with Williams during the festivities and he had some exciting things to say about a potential pairing with former Crimson Tide Heisman winner, DeVonta Smith.

Williams exploded for Alabama, logging 79 catches in 2021, for 1,572 receiving yards (5th in FBS), and tying for third with 15 receiving touchdowns in 15 starts.

Playing with a frame that’s exactly similar to DeVonta Smith, Williams was named a first-team Associated Press All-American, first-team All-SEC receiver and Co-SEC Special Teams Player of the Year, and a finalist for the Biletnikoff Award, which honors the nation’s top receiver.

He’s returning from a torn ACL and won’t be immediately cleared to play, but it’ll provide Jalen Hurts with another polished route-runner.

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