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Greedy Williams declares for NFL draft

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COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS - NOVEMBER 24: Quartney Davis #1 of the Texas A&M Aggies scores a touchdown in overtime as Greedy Williams #29 of the LSU Tigers is late on coverage at Kyle Field on November 24, 2018 in College Station, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

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LSU cornerback Greedy Williams declared for the NFL draft on Sunday.

It is not a surprise given Williams is expected to be a top pick this spring.

Williams, a third-year sophomore, made 71 tackles, eight interceptions and 19 pass breakups in his two seasons in action for the Tigers.

“I Have been blessed by God with a beautiful and supportive family,” Williams said on social media, via Amie Just of The Times-Picayune. “My blessings also include my LSU Tiger Family, both on and off the field. It is with those abundant blessings in mind that I have chosen to pursue to enter the 2019 NFL Draft”

It is unclear whether Williams will play in the Fiesta Bowl.

He is a finalist for the Jim Thorpe Award as the nation’s top defensive back.