FSU cornerback P.J. Williams to declare for NFL draft

P.J. Williams is expected to be a high draft pick despite an injury-riddled junior year.

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State cornerback P.J. Williams says he plans to declare for the NFL draft.

The 6-foot, 196-pound junior made the announcement on his Twitter account Tuesday.

Williams was honored as the defensive MVP of last year’s BCS national championship game after his fourth-quarter interception helped the Seminoles rally to win the title. He finished the 2014 season with 74 tackles, 6.5 tackles for loss, one sack and one interception.

Williams’ combination of size and speed is expected to make him a high draft pick despite an underperforming junior season that was affected by injuries.

Williams said on Twitter, "I will be taking my talent to the NFL, I wanna thank the NoleNation for some of the best 3 years of my life, the memories will never fade!!"