New York Jets select Alabama's Quinnen Williams as third overall pick in 2019 NFL Draft

Williams is the first Alabama player of the night to be picked.

Posted: Apr 25, 2019 7:43 PM
Updated: Apr 25, 2019 8:50 PM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The New York Jets held onto the third pick and took defensive tackle Quinnen Williams of Alabama, a dominant man in the trenches accustomed to playing in big games. The Jets were widely speculated to want to trade down, but instead got a building block for their defense and new coach Adam Gase.

Not even a starter before 2018, Williams won the Outland Trophy last season and is Alabama's highest-drafted defensive player since linebacker Cornelius Bennett went No. 2 overall in 1987.

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