Bama DT Quinnen Williams third pick in 2019 NFL Draft

Bama DT Quinnen Williams third pick in 2019 NFL Draft
Alabama defensive tackle Quinnen Williams poses with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after the New York Jets selected Williams in the first round at the NFL football draft, Thursday, April 25, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) (Source: Mark Humphrey)

NASHVILLE (WBRC) - With the third pick in the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft, the New York Jets selected University of Alabama defensive tackle Quinnen Williams.

Quinnen, the 2018 Outland Trophy winner, is from Birmingham and played high school football at Wenonah.

During the 2018 season at Alabama, Williams finished the season in the top ten nationally and second in the SEC in tackles for loss.

The first round of the draft is taking place Thursday night up in Nashville, Tenn.

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