Draft Audio Review: Chandler Williams

Wide receiver Chandler Williams, a seventh-round draft pick of the Vikings, was relieved to be selected instead of having to go the free-agent route. He talked about his expectations, surviving a brawl with the University of Miami and more.

Vikings seventh-round draft pick Chandler Williams expects he'll need to carve out a role returning kicks or punts to improve his chances of making the team, but on draft weekend he was relieved to be a picked instead of going the free-agent route. He said he was receiving numerous calls about signing as an undrafted rookie before the Vikings selected him late in the second day.

Despite being involved in a brawl during a game with the University of Miami last year, Williams' draft dream came to fruition.

"At that time it was real intense and there was a lot of jawing going on throughout the whole thing," Williams said. "When it happened, you really don't think about the consequences of the situation after the fact. I learned from the whole experience of the Miami fight, and I guess it was a blessing in disguise because I made it (as a draft pick)."

Hear what else Williams had to say about becoming a Viking, where he expected he'd fall during draft weekend, what he knows about the Vikings and deciphering the draft process.




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