The other day Pride of Detroit, our fellow SBN blog that covers all things Detriot Lions, asked RBR to provide them with some insight concerning their newly acquired draftee former Alabama TE Michael Williams.
Even though Williams was a relatively quiet player, as vocal leaders go, he was nonetheless a key cog on the last two 'Bama national title teams. As 'Bama's primary Y-Tight End, Williams served as both a blocker and a big body target for AJ McCarron in the red zone, pulling in a total of 4 TD's and 24 receptions in his senior season.
Replacing a player like Williams, who had over 40 starts under his belt, is never an easy task and I don't think anyone here would argue that he will be sorely missed.
You can Find the Pride of Detroit's article here:
2. While he may be known for blocking, Williams still put up pretty solid numbers at Alabama, including 4 touchdowns last season. How did he perform as a pass catcher in the Alabama offense?