In the 2016 NFL Draft, the defensive line is loaded with talent. This means that if you want to get draft, you will have to stand out and make a name for yourself, which is exactly Tennessee defensive tackle Owen Williams did at his pro day on Wednesday.
According to reports, Williams actually posted an impressive 42 reps of 225 pounds on the bench press at his pro day. Wes Rucker of 247Sports said that it looked like Williams would have gone for 45, but just stopped lifting.
Former #Vols DT Owen Williams put up 42 reps on the bench this morning at Pro Day. Thought he might get 45 but he stopped. Freak.
— Wes Rucker (@wesrucker247) March 30, 2016
Owen Williams transferred to Tennessee in 2014 after spending two years at Butler Community College in Kansas. In the last two seasons, he appeared in 18 games, recording 53 tackles, 8.5 for loss, six sacks and seven quarterback hurries.
If you want to know more about the relatively unknown Williams, check out his profile for when he signed with the Volunteers in 2014.
He may not be the most-talented defensive tackle around, but showing that he has some incredible strength is certainly going to intrigue teams everywhere.
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