Ravens pick linebacker Brandon Williams with the No. 1 pick in the 2018 NFL draft


— The Baltimore Ravens selected linebacker Brandon “B.J.”

Williams with their first-round pick in 2018, the team announced on Friday.

Williams, a junior from San Jose State, will join the Ravens after being selected with the seventh overall pick in this year’s NFL draft.

He was an All-Big 12 performer and a member of the team’s Super Bowl championship team in 2016.

Williams was named an honorable mention All-American after leading San Jose to a 10-2 record, the league’s best regular season record.

He also earned All-America honors at safety.