2011 NBA 2nd Rd. Draft Choice
On June 23, 2011 the New Jersey Nets drafted Jordan Williams with the 36th overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft. Before his sophomore season at the University of Maryland, Jordan was named to the preseason watch list for the Wooden Award and Naismith Award watch lists.
He was picked to the Third Team All-America by Fox Sports. As a freshman, Williams started 31 games for the ’09-’10 Maryland Terrapins Men’s Basketball team. He was an All-ACC rookie team selection and finished second in rebounding in the ACC.