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Report: 49ers, fourth-round pick Joe Williams agree to terms

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The San Francisco 49ers have reached an agreement on a deal with fourth-round running back Joe Williams according to Tom Pelissero of USA Today.

Williams is the first player from the 2017 draft class to reportedly reach a deal with the team that selected them.

Williams was the 121st overall selection in the draft last weekend. He rushed for 1,407 yards and 10 touchdowns for Utah last season in just nine games for the Utes. Williams veraged 99.2 yards rushing in his career and isĀ  Utah’s career-leader for single-game rushing yards (332) and single-season rushing average (156.3). He also had eight 100-yard rushing games in 19 total career games played.

One down. 252 more to go.

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10 Responses to “Report: 49ers, fourth-round pick Joe Williams agree to terms”
  1. dawoger says: May 3, 2017 8:48 PM

    Joe Williams > Dalvin Kook.

  2. Seprix says: May 3, 2017 8:51 PM

    That uniform is actually pretty cool. Not NFL cool, but like a college cool. Because it’s college.

  3. IMHIM says: May 3, 2017 9:44 PM

    As a Utah fan I was surprised he went that early however he has some real explosiveness and I believe he had the 2nd fastest 40 out of RBs at the combine.

  4. mmmmmmmmm356 says: May 3, 2017 9:51 PM


  5. imthewiz77 says: May 3, 2017 10:09 PM

    Makes sense he’d sign first, he already retired from football once

  6. vicnocal says: May 3, 2017 10:26 PM

    Carlos Hyde > Joe Williams

  7. truninerfan49 says: May 4, 2017 6:44 AM

    Look for him to take over the starting job this year. Word is the new regime does not like Hyde

  8. tommyribs says: May 4, 2017 9:34 AM

    dawoger says:
    May 3, 2017 8:48 PM
    Joe Williams > Dalvin Kook.

    He is a real interesting story and on a human Level we are rooting for him, but lets hold off on saying he is better than Dalvin Cook.

  9. usmutts says: May 4, 2017 10:23 AM

    Ahhhh. Joe Williams. Every Day I Have the Blues. Say hello to the Count.

  10. LakefrontLegend says: May 4, 2017 10:58 AM

    Good player, nice pick

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