by Chris Bahn on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011 9:30 am
This story is from the archives of ArkansasSports360.com.
Former Arkansas tight end D.J. Williams is already making a mark in training camp with the Green Bay Packers.
Williams has impressed in Packers camp. The Mackey Award winner has even been getting extended time with the first team, according to Green Bay Press-Gazette.
Packers safety Nick Collins is among Williams’ admirers:
“One thing I can say is he’s going to be a hell of a player. He’s very fluid, knows the game, understands the game. I just can’t wait to see him in live action.”
Williams’ hands and fluidity are among the attributes coaches and observers have already taken note of when he’s on the field.
Other players with ties to the state of Arkansas are also getting chances in NFL camps. That group includes players drafted: