FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The New England Patriots announced today DB Malcolm Williams has been signed to the practice squad and DB Josh Victorian has been released from the practice squad.
Williams, 23, was drafted by the Patriots in the seventh round (219th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft out of Texas Christian University. He originally signed with Oklahoma but ended up at Trinity Community College before going to Texas Christian University for the 2009 and 2010 seasons. Williams, 5-11, 200 pounds, was released by the Patriots on Aug. 29, 2011 and signed to the practice squad on Oct. 25, 2011. He was released from the practice squad on Oct. 28, 2011.
Victorian, 23, went to training camp with Baltimore after signing with the Ravens as a rookie free agent out of Louisiana Tech on July 28, 2011. Victorian, 5-10, 190 pounds, originally joined the Patriots practice squad on Sept. 22, 2011 before being released on Oct. 25, 2011. He was re-signed to the practice squad on Oct. 28, 2011