Falcons draft bio: Avery Williams, CB, Boise State

Boise State cornerback Avery Williams returning a punt against Troy in 2017. (Credit: Idaho Press)
Boise State cornerback Avery Williams returning a punt against Troy in 2017. (Credit: Idaho Press)

Fifth round (183th overall) – Avery Williams, CB, Boise State

Height: 5-foot-9 Weight: 195 40-yard dash: 4.46 seconds

Overview: A very aggressive and physical cornerback for his size. Plays well in zone coverages and displayed good knowledge of route combinations. He returned a kick 99 yards for a touchdown, averaged 24.0 yards over three punt returns, with a long of 36, at Hawaii in 2020. He was voted the Mountain West special-teams player of the year in 2019.

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