Round 1, Pick 5: Quinnen Williams, DT, Alabama
If quarterback Kyler Murray does, in fact, go number one overall, which there is now some uncertainty regarding that pick, then there is a real chance the best player in this draft could fall to the Buccaneers with the fifth overall pick. Quinnen Williams sits atop this writer’s big board, and how he could potentially fall out of the top-three is completely baffling.
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However, the Buccaneers would love to add a player who weighs in at 303 pounds and can still run a 4.83 second 40 yard dash. Williams has the combination of film, athletic testing, and on-field production necessary to be considered the best player on top of the big board. In fact, Williams received one Heisman vote from one voter who stayed true to the definition of the award winner of “the best player in the country.”
Adding Williams would be a home run pick and give the Buccaneers an elite player to slide into McCoy’s spot and provide a significant production from day-one of training camp until week 17. How we are three days from the draft and there is still a possibility Williams could fall into Tampa Bay’s lap makes no sense, but the entire city of Tampa Bay and the Buccaneers’ organization will take it.