Former Kentucky star Boom Williams lands with Denver Broncos after being waived by Cincinnati Bengals

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.

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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