Sixth-round deal nets DT Corey Williams

The Packers once again saw what they liked just out of their reach and traded up to get their man. With the 14th pick of the sixth round (179th overall), Green Bay selected defensive tackle Corey Williams from Arkansas State.<p>

Green Bay originally held the 23rd spot in the sixth round pick (188th overall), but packaged that with a seventh round pick (226 overall) and swapped with San Francisco to move up just far enough to draft Williams.

In Williams (6-3, 313), the Packers add another run stuffer to their Draft Day haul. He earned a reputation for toughness and tenacity at Arkansas State where he made the transition from linebacker to defensive tackle, then found his niche there for the past two seasons.

College career: Williams started 34 of 43 games during his ASU career, compiling 136 tackles, 14.5 sacks for an impressive minus-105 yards, had 27.5 tackles for loss, three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and three pass deflections.

Scouting Report: "Shows quickness and urgency coming off the snap … Shows impressive power behind his hits… Has the power to stack and hold the pile at the line of scrimmage, … defeating combo blocks with his leg drive and club moves… Has the agility to work his way down the line and the lateral movements to make plays coming from the back side … Decisive in pursuit… Hard worker." (Compiled from NFL.com and other scouting reports)


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