When Sylvester Williams was 19 years old, he was punching a clock in a radiator factory and his glory days on the gridiron consisted of but a single start in high school.
The most intriguing new face turning heads at the Denver Broncos’ offseason workouts isn’t Montee Ball or Sylvester Williams. It’s third-year tight end Julius Thomas.
It took a large detour off the field to get Broncos first round draft pick Sylvester Williams to commit to football. Before that he worked at Wal-Mart, Taco Bell, Backyard Burgers and at a factory building radiators.
The Denver Broncos selected defensive tackle Sylvester Williams in the first round of the NFL draft Thursday, a 313-pounder from North Carolina who gives defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio more of the heft he likes up front.