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Alabama held its pro day on Wednesday, but one of the Crimson Tide prospects who could hear his name called early at the upcoming NFL draft, Jameson Williams, was not among those working out in front of prospective teams. The wideout is still recovering from a torn ACL he suffered in the national championship against Georgia. He underwent surgery to repair the knee roughly 10 weeks ago, so he is still relatively early in the rehab process. 

That said, Williams told NFL Media's James Palmer that he is ahead of schedule in his recovery. He is also "getting a lot of movement" as he works in the pool and does some slight jogging. All of this progress has Williams hopeful that he'll be ready to take the field to start training camp.

"That's what I'm shooting for," said Williams of possibly being ready for training camp. "What overrules that is just making sure I'm 100% before I do anything. That would be my timeframe, but I'm just going to make sure everything is 100% before I come back just so I can be right." 

According to Williams' camp, Alliance Sports Management, the receiver is expected to be running by the draft. 

Had it not been for the ACL, Williams would arguably be the first receiver taken at next month's draft. Currently, he's CBS Sports' No. 2 ranked wideout, only looking up to Ohio State's Garrett Wilson, and he's the 11th-ranked prospect overall in the entire 2022 class. In his latest mock draft, CBS Sports Senior NFL Draft analyst Ryan Wilson has Williams coming off the board at No. 19 overall to the Philadelphia Eagles.

In his 15 games played during the 2021 season, Williams caught 79 passes for 1,572 yards and 15 touchdowns.