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2024 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Kyle Williams, WR, Washington State

Kyle Williams is a quick receiver who has made an immediate impact in Washington State’s offense as a transfer from UNLV this season. Hula Bowl scout Lawrence Sanft breaks him down as an NFL Prospect in his report.

Player Data

Name, Jersey #Kyle Williams, #2
School (Code)Washington State ( WAST) 
Class Yr4th year rJr. 
Height, Weight6000, 187 lbs 
40 Yd Dash4.50 
Position/DepthWR, Starter 
Honors/Captainship2020 MW Freshman of the Year, 2020- 21 All Academic MW. 
Season Viewed (yr)2022
Games Watched9/17 vs. TXNO, 9/24 vs. UTST, 11/19 vs. HIUN 
Scout Name / DateLawrence Sanft, 11/7/23

Per Year Stats (Most Recent First)

20229, 40 rec, 541 yds, 5 TDs 
202110 GP, 42 rec, 601 yds, 2 TDs
20206 GP, 35 rec, 426 yds, 2 TDs

Player Summary:

Williams is a redshirt junior that plays for WAST and was previously playing for NVLV for the past three seasons. Played the wide receiver position in NVLV’s spread option offensive scheme. Has good size, good weight, and good speed to play the position. Has good athletic ability with quick feet, play quickness, play speed, COD, acceleration, agility, and flexibility. Shows above-average initial quickness with good stance, good burst into routes, and good movement off ball. Above-average line awareness knowing the location of the sidelines and staying in bounds. Above-average ability to react to the ball to see and adjust to the ball in flight, good body control, good vision and good timing. Above-average ability to react in a crowd over the middle. Above-average release to not get held up at the LOS with good quick feet and escape hold up. Above-average separation to burst and separate from defenders. Good speed to get deep, good change speed, good vision and concentration to receive long. Good cutting ability, good awareness and good awareness to receive short. Athletic after the catch showing good quickness, good acceleration, good elusiveness to avoid defenders in the open field. Adequate blocking showing adequate strength, adequate sustain and adequate aggressiveness. 

Scheme Fit:

X or SLOT in a pro style or spread option offensive scheme

Power Statement:

Williams is a fast athletic player that lacks the strength to play the position, a special teams contributor with starter potential. 


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