Jets sign Harry Williams

The New York Jets announced today the signing of 2005 seventh-round draft selection (240th overall) wide receiver Harry Williams, Jr.

As foretold a few days ago by, the Jets officially announced the signing of Harry Williams Jr.

Williams, Jr., a 6-3, 185-pound product of Tuskegee finished his career with 83 receptions for 1,584 yards (19.1 avg.) and eight touchdowns. He averaged 23.8 yards per kick return on 19 returns for a total of 453 yards. During his senior season Williams, Jr. played in 12 games and produced a career single-season high with 43 receptions for 678 yards and three touchdowns. He also added seven kickoff returns for 134 yards (19.1 avg.). Williams, Jr. was twice named Tuskegee's track team's MVP (2002-03) while competing in the 100 and 200-meter dashes. He also won the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference 100-meter title and finished second in the 200 meters.

Williams, Jr. is the fourth Jets' draft choice to sign a contract, following third-round draft selection (88th overall) Sione Pouha, fifth-round draft selection (161st overall) Andre Maddox and sixth-round draft selection (182nd overall) Cedric Houston.  The Jets report to training camp on Thursday, July 28.

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