Former Kentucky star Stanley “Boom” Williams went undrafted during the 2017 NFL Draft back in April, but that doesn’t mean NFL teams aren’t interested.
Just a day after the Cincinnati Bengals waived the former Wildcats running back, the Denver Broncos were there to pick up the pieces.
According to a report from Denver reporter Mike Klis, the Broncos claimed Williams off of waivers on Monday afternoon.
Broncos have claimed RB Stanley Williams off waivers from Bengals. #9sports
— Mike Klis (@MikeKlis) August 21, 2017
The move will add Williams to a crowded backfield which features the likes of C.J. Anderson, Devontae Booker, Stevan Ridley and 4-time Pro Bowl RB Jamaal Charles.
Williams rushed for 1,170 yards and seven touchdowns on just 171 carries during a junior season that ended with an appearance in the TaxSlayer Bowl. Fellow Wildcats RB Benny Snell also eclipsed the 1,000-yard mark.
At 5-foot-8, 196 pounds, Williams is going to have to continue to prove himself to NFL teams who question his ability to stay on the field at such a small stature.
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