Bills Select CB in Second Round

April 29, 2011 Updated Apr 29, 2011 at 8:08 PM EDT

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Bills Select CB in Second Round

April 29, 2011 Updated Apr 29, 2011 at 8:08 PM EDT

Buffalo ( The Buffalo Bills stayed on the defensive side of the ball in the second round taking Texas CB Aaron Williams with the 34th overall selection.

"Obviously we are not where we wanted to be defensively", said Bills GM Buddy Nix. "We are trying to fix that", Nix continued. "Everything goes in cycles in football and it’s gotten now to where you’ve got big receivers and you need big corners, and they’re hard to find.", said Nix.

At 5-foot-11, 204 pounds the Bills like Williams size, strength and versatility. The Bills see Williams playing cornerback, but also believe they can use him in the slot in nickel, and as a safety.

"This guy is talented. He’s really a good athlete and he’s got some versatility. He can play corner, obviously, he can play in the slot in the nickel, and we think he can play safety.", said Nix.

"I’m excited, real emotional" said Williams. "My family and friends are here. We’re all celebrating. The Bills is a great organization and a great team. I’ve got Marcell there, so we’re going to try to bring as many wins as possible."

In three seasons with at Texas Williams started in 23 games, he finished with 97 total tackles and four interceptions. He did not have an interception in 2010.

Williams says he prides himself in being a physical defender.
"I definitely take pride because I just don’t want to be a corner out there just trying to cover. I want to be an all overall great player, not just a player good at one aspect of the game. I want to be an overall player. Being able to cover is an upside to my game."

The Bills have seven picks remaining including a third round pick on Friday night, 68th overall.

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