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2015 NFL Draft results: Karlos Williams picked by Buffalo Bills in Round 5

The Buffalo Bills continue to bolster their running back position in the form of rookie running back Karlos Williams, of Florida State.

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With the No. 155 overall pick in the fifth round of the 2015 NFL Draft, the Buffalo Bills have selected Karlos Williams, a running back out of Florida State.

Williams is a back with a solid size-speed combination, as he clocked in with a 4.48-second 40-yard dash at 230 pounds at the Combine this past February. He only played running back in his final two years with the Seminoles, running for 1,419 yards at just under 5.9 yards per carry with 22 touchdowns in that time frame.

It's also worth noting that Williams spent his first two seasons with the Seminoles as a safety. That background will likely make him an option to play on special teams as a rookie. Given that he probably will not be in line for a huge role in the Bills' backfield, where the team already has LeSean McCoy and Fred Jackson vying for carries, that background as a defender, and his likely participation on coverage units, increases his mid-round value.

Like college teammate Ronald Darby, the Bills' second-round pick, Williams also figures to play a bigger role in 2016, where both Jackson and Bryce Brown might be gone from the team as scheduled free agents.

The Bills have two picks in the sixth round coming up, Nos. 188 and 194 overall. Stay tuned!