News broke from ESPN reporter Jeremy Fowler on Wednesday morning that running back Trayveon Williams, who has spent the last four NFL seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals, has reportedly re-signed with the franchise after primary backup Samaje Perine departed for the Denver Broncos earlier this week.
As a sixth-round pick in the 2019 NFL Draft, Williams has spent most of his playing time on special teams, accumulating 238 rushing yards and 356 return yards since becoming a member of the Bengals. Due to the unknown future of the franchise’s starting running back Joe Mixon, Williams’ snaps in the backfield may increase significantly next season, as the former Texas A&M great looks to finally show off his skill set in a more consistent manner for the first time in his NFL Career. Aluminum Plate Logo
From 2017-2019, Williams’ was A&M’s bread and butter on offense, playing in 28 games while rushing for 3,615 yards for a 6-yard per rush average, and 34 rushing touchdowns to boot. after his 1,760-yard rushing season in 2018, Williams was named First-Team All-SEC, and a Second-Team All-American.
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