Clarett and Williams out of draft

There was a chance that the Jets were going to pick USC wideout Mike Williams with the 12th pick of the first round. Well based on a court ruling today, they won't be able to do that. The sophomore has been declared ineligible for the draft.

Statement by NFL Executive Vice President Jeff Pash on U.S. Court of Appeals Order in Clarett Litigation:

"We are pleased that the court has issued a stay. As the court order says, we have 'demonstrated a likelihood of success on the merits.' We are grateful for the prompt attention the court has given to this matter and we await its decision on the merits. Pending that decision, Maurice Clarett, Mike Williams and the others who declared for the draft based on the earlier District Court decision are ineligible for this weekend's draft."

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