Broncos Sign Second-Round RB Javonte Williams, Wrap Up Draft Class

The Denver Broncos announced they signed second-round RB Javonte Williams to a four-year rookie contract, according to Mike Klis.

Denver has now signed all of their picks from the 2021 NFL Draft: 

Round Player Pos. Note
1 Patrick Surtain II CB Signed
2 Javonte Williams RB Signed
3 Quinn Meinerz OL Signed
3 Baron Browning LB Signed
5 Caden Stearns S Signed
5 Jamar Johnson S Signed
6 Seth Williams WR Signed
7 Kary Vincent CB Signed
7 Jonathan Cooper LB Signed
7 Marquiss Spencer DE Signed


Williams, 21, started in two games at North Carolina and was named second-team All ACC.

The Broncos drafted Williams with pick No. 35 overall in the second round.

Williams is expected to sign a four-year deal worth $8,865,752 million with a signing bonus of $3,807,819 million.

Lance Zierlien compares Williams to Browns RB Kareem Hunt.

During his college career at North Carolina, Williams rushed 366 times for 2,297 yards (6.3) and 29 touchdowns. He also caught 50 passes for 539 yards (10.8) and four touchdowns.

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