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USF CB interception leader


South Florida's Trae Williams led the Big East in interceptions two years ago and intercepted 13 passes in the last two seasons, but size and speed deficiencies caused him to drop to the Jaguars with the second of two fifth-round picks.

"He's not slow," James Harris said.

Williams ran in the 4.5's for scouts and that's not slow, but it's also not fast enough to have put Williams into the top of the draft and that could qualify him as a candidate to become one of the steals of this draft.

"Some of the measurables aren't where you'd like them. We think this guy is a good football player," Del Rio said of Williams. "We're not looking for front-line starters, but you have to have depth on your football team."

Not only did Williams intercept 16 passes at USF in four years, he also returned four of those picks for touchdowns; three of them last season.

So what can Williams be with the Jaguars?

"I'm not going to place a ceiling on you. I want to see what you can do. If they can make a role for themselves, great," Del Rio said.

The Jaguars lost cornerbacks Terry Cousin and Aaron Glenn from last year's team and Del Rio said the team wants to take eight cornerbacks to training camp. Williams helps fill a need for numbers at the position, but his production at USF would suggest he's much more than just another body.

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