2017 Guide: What Ourlads' NFL Scouting Services said about JOSEPH WILLIAMS: Utah, 5105 202 4.41. One-year starter. Double transfer from Connecticut and ASA College in Brooklyn, NY. Backed up Bronco fourth round selection Devontae Booker as a junior. Retired from football 9/13/16 and then returned to the team on 10/11/16 after injuries to the Utes’ top three rushers. His 1185 yards are the seventh best in school history. Explosive and powerful for his size. A big play back. Has some real benchmarks as a running back. Functionally strong, fast, and quick with good running skills. Breaks tackles. Has the speed to turn the corner. Has real, not manufactured, speed. Has a burst to hit the hole quickly. Not used much as a pass receiver. Has enough balance to pick up yardage after first contact. Rushed for 332 yards in 29 carries versus UCLA and closed his career with 222 yards versus Indiana in the Foster Farm Bowl. Also tallied 172 yards against Washington. Shrine Game notes: Compact build. Presses the hole. He returned the opening kickoff for 16 yards then on the second play of the game the Ute speedster broke a 35-yard run. He rushed for a game high 48 yards and also caught two passes for seven yards. A power runner with downhill one cut and go speed. 2016 stats: 1407 yds, 6.7 ypc, 10 TD, 9 rec, 107 yds, 11.9 ypr, 0 TD. OSR:6/ 30. Fifth/sixth round. (A-30 7/8, H-9 1/4, BP-14, SS-4.20).