Peach State Sports Blog

Macon’s Chris Swain, Owen Williams sign with NFL teams

Former Mount de Sales standout Chris Swain and former Westside star Owen Williams both signed free agent deals with NFL teams Sunday, a day after the NFL draft was completed.

Swain, who played in college at Navy, signed with San Diego, while Williams, who played at Tennessee, signed with Atlanta. Swain, a running back, rushed for 2,290 yards and 19 touchdowns with the Midshippmen. Williams, a defensive tackle, played two seasons with the Volunteers and had 56 tackles and three sacks.

Former Dodge County star Leonard Floyd was drafted in the first round Thursday by Chicago, while former Peach County star Demarcus Robinson was drafted in the fourth round Saturday by Kansas City.

Cedric O’Neal of Dublin, who set Valdosta State career and single-season rushing records, signed with Philadephia. O’Neal rushed for 4,115 yards, a Valdosta State record and No. 3 all-time in the Gulf South Conference. He had 49 career rushing touchdowns, and 17 as a senior, both Blazers records.