Craig Davis

Chargers throw NFL draft a curve, take Clemson wide receiver Mike Williams with the seventh pick

Chargers throw NFL draft a curve, take Clemson wide receiver Mike Williams with the seventh pick

The crowd inside the ESPN Zone in Anaheim on Thursday night had cameras and bright lights pointed at it while the big screens flashed to a group of rowdy football fans cheering.

Assuming that ESPN was showing them about to react to history, the fans in Anaheim erupted in cheers. It wasn’t them.

The bar being shown on the screens was all the way across the country.

Soon, the Chargers handed them another surprise, taking Clemson wide receiver Mike Williams with the No. 7 pick in the NFL draft.

In Vance, S.C., where Williams was watching the draft with family and friends, the initial phone call with the Chargers dropped, and he said he had to silence his party so he...

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