Draft Lab: Trent Williams' stock
Being a left tackle may get him into the first round, but his metrics are subpar
In reviewing Oklahoma Sooners offensive tackle Trent Williams, I can't help but think of Gosder Cherilus. Cherilus is the progenitor of this series; after seeing his subpar collegiate metrics accurately translate into subpar professional metrics, I decided to start reviewing more NFL draft prospects this way.
Williams is much like Cherilus in that his collegiate metrics leave a lot to be desired.
To read a thorough scouting breakdown of the problems with Trent Williams' game -- and how, in fact, one of his only potential NFL strengths also can be a weakness -- you must be an ESPN Insider.
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