Former Clemson wide receiver Mike Williams signed a 4-year contract with the Los Angeles Chargers for $19.75 million including a signing bonus of $12.50 million after being selected in the first round (No. 7 overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft. All of the money is fully guaranteed and there is a team option for a fifth season.
Williams compiled 177 receptions for 2,727 yards and 21 touchdowns in 1,871 snaps over 42 games (30 starts) in his career. He is third in Clemson history in receiving touchdowns, fourth in receiving yards and fifth in receptions.
In 2016, Williams was the Clemson team leader in receptions (98), receiving yards (1,361) and receiving touchdowns (11) for Clemson's second national championship team. He has the second-most receptions and third-most receiving yards in a season in Clemson history and had five 100-yard efforts.