NFL Reacts As WR Jameson Williams Eyes Return From ACL Tear Ahead Of The Draft

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  • WR Jameson Williams suffered an ACL injury in last year’s national title game
  • The pass catcher is recovering quickly, causing quite the reaction from the NFL
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Last year’s national championship game between Alabama and Georgia was an all-timer.

The Bulldogs got their revenge on the Crimson Tide from an SEC Championship defeat, completing a come from behind effort with a 33-18 title win.

It was the program’s first natty since 1980, back in the days of Herschel Walker.

The game was one of the most watched of the 2021 season, and it capped off one of the best campaigns in Georgia history.

Unfortunately, it did the opposite for Alabama.

An annual national contender, the Crimson Tide were unable to land another championship. The game wasn’t all that was lost.

Star WR Jameson Williams went down in the first half with a knee injury. The ACL tear was a non-contact injury that effectively sidelined Williams for the remainder of the game.

A potential first round pick in the upcoming draft, it ended his collegiate career, too.

Somehow, though, the star wideout is aiming to make a complete comeback in just seven months’ time. He’s shooting to be full-go come training camp with his new organization.

On Wednesday, we learned how Williams was coming along.

Jameson Williams Works Back From ACL Tear

Williams was on hand for Alabama’s Pro Day Wednesday afternoon, but obviously, he did not participate. He was able to give some insight into his recovery time, which is moving ahead of schedule according to the talented receiver.

Keep in mind that he’s just 10 weeks out of surgery. Williams is already on the field participating in some basic drills. He’s hoping to get back to running by draft time.

The quick recovery has the NFL world talking about his future in the league and where he might wind up in the upcoming draft.

Williams seems to be climbing up the draft boards. This updated timetable for a return should only help that. We’ll see if he lands in the first round next month.