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Bills choose Arkansas RB Jonathan Williams in 5th round

The Buffalo Bills added another running back to the roster with their fifth-round pick in the NFL Draft Saturday: Jonathan Williams of Arkansas.

The 6-foot, 223-pound Williams missed all of last season after undergoing surgery to repair a torn ligament in his foot suffered in fall camp.

The Bills see him competing for a backup spot.

In 2014, Williams was a second-team all-SEC selection after rushing for 1,190 yards and 12 touchdowns, even though he split carries with junior Alex Collins. Williams also shared the load with Collins as a sophomore, when he had 900 yards and four touchdowns.

It is the second year in a row the Bills have chosen a running back named Williams in the fifth round: Karlos Williams, who had an impressive rookie year backing up LeSean McCoy.

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