Florida State cornerback P.J. Williams entering NFL draft

Tuesday January 6th, 2015

Florida State cornerback P.J. Williams will forgo his senior season and enter the 2015 NFL draft, he announced on Tuesday.

Williams was the defensive MVP of the BCS National Championship Game in 2014 after having a key interception against Auburn. He finished this season with 60 total tackles, one interception and one sack.

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In his latest first-round mock draft, SI.com's Chris Burke predicted Williams will be picked No. 20 by the Philadelphia Eagles, who finished No. 31 in passing yards allowed this season.

Williams and the Seminoles lost to Oregon in the Rose Bowl last week as their bid to repeat as national champions fell short.

In November, The New York Times reported that Williams and defensive back Ronald Darby were involved in a hit-and-run that was mishandled by the Tallahassee police. Williams was the driver in a collision with another vehicle while his license was already suspended.

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