NFL Draft: LSU cornerback Greedy Williams selected by Browns in second round

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Greedy Williams
(Photo: Terrill Weil)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — LSU first-team All-America cornerback and Thorpe Award Finalist Greedy Williams was selected by the Cleveland Browns in the second round of the 2019 NFL Draft on Friday.

Williams, a two-year starter at cornerback for the Tigers, became the fifth LSU cornerback to be drafted in as many seasons. He was the 46th overall selection.

Williams was also a third-team All-American as a redshirt freshman in 2017. He had six interceptions in 2017 to lead the SEC and then followed that with two interceptions and 11 pass breakups in 2018.

The 6-foot-2, 185 pounder finished his two-year career with the Tigers with 71 tackles, 20 pass breakups and eight interceptions.

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