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Jesse Williams Has Moved To Nose

Jesse Williams

Where does a guy who is 6-4 and weighs 319 pounds play? Anywhere he wants to, goes the old joke. Actually, he plays where he wants to, but often with a little encouragement from the coaching staff.

Last year Jesse Williams, the aforementioned 6-4, 319-pounder, was the starter at defensive end for the Alabama football team. This spring the native of Brisbane, Australia, is working at nose tackle, where the Crimson Tide lost both starter Josh Chapman and top back-up Nick Gentry to graduation. Alabama is nearing the halfway point of spring practice. Bama held its seventh of 15 spring practice...

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