Javonte Williams
Javonte Williams  RB  North Carolina | NFL Draft 2021 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Javonte Williams
Height
5-10
Weight
220
College
North Carolina
Position
RB
Class
Junior
Home town
Wallace
76.0/100
Player Rating
4
PositionRank
4.55
FortyYD Time
Rush YDs
1140
Rush AVG
7.3
Rush TDs
19
Receptions
25
Rec YDs
305

Javonte Williams RB North Carolina | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Javonte Williams RB North Carolina
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

40 time: 4.55 seconds
Height: 5-10 Weight: 220
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Overall Rating: 76.0 / 100
Game performance weighted rating
Rushing:
91%
Receiving/Hands:
77%
Pass Blocking:
73%
Run Blocking:
67%
DRAFT GRADE: 3rd Position rank: #4
College Games: 31 College Snaps: 935
ESPN College Recruiting
Grade: Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars Model.PlayerDetailFlat.RecruitingStarRating ESPN  Stars (76/100)
Denver Broncos Drafted: 2021: ROUND: 2 - Pick Number: 35 (DEN)
Strengths
  • Underrated blocker. Cognizant pass defender who is willing to meet a linebacker in the gap.
  • Bowling-ball runner between the tackles. Flashes a burst in and out of the hole. Lowers his pads and delivers a blow into the chest of defenders. Falls forward on nearly every run due to lean. Short build makes it difficult for defenders to find among linemen. Good acceleration and straight-line speed.
  • A quick, smooth athlete with the footwork to make sharp cuts and redirect his momentum in a flash. Shows good vision and patience with natural running instincts.
  • Solid receiver in the flat, capable of running through tackles on the edge to move the chains. Flexible enough to catch passes thrown behind him.
  • Has good vision to find the hole and get North-South. Gets good initial push and always seems to be falling forward for a positive gain. A hard runner with a workhorse-type back mentality.
  • Does not possess top breakaway speed, though he's rarely caught from behind.
  • Has sneaky speed but won't always get to the corner. Runs low through the hole with size and strength to move the chains as an interior runner. Has a strong stiff-arm and spin move to slip defenders. Best in goal-line situations finds another level of determination. Good recognition as a runner and pass blocker. Natural receiver with versatility as a route-runner.
  • Has the feet and feel running between the tackles and in the open field. He has very good vision and patience to pick through defenses.
Weaknesses
  • Too indecisive and hesitant at the line of scrimmage.
  • A one-speed runner and lacks any explosive qualities with tight hips. Has poor balance and has the bad habit of losing coordination when changing directions - his feet and upper body look to be on two different pages.
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How other scouting services rate Javonte Williams (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
87.9
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
5.0