Texas A&M’s Trayveon Williams led the SEC in rushing last season with 1,524 yards. He was a three-down back in Jimbo Fisher’s pro-style offense.
So count Williams and the Aggies among those surprised that Williams didn’t go much higher in the draft.
It took one of his former coaches to end his slide.
Jim Turner was the offensive line coach at A&M during all three of Williams’ seasons. Turner now is the Bengals’ offensive line coach. (New Bengals head coach Zac Taylor also spent time at A&M but before Williams arrived.)
The Bengals drafted Williams in the sixth round, the 182nd overall…