I think the point others were trying to make (partially a result of boring offseason is boring) is that looking good and standing out without pads on is better than not looking good and standing out without pads on. Does it mean he's destined for success this season? no. Does it mean he's moving in the right direction? sure.
“The player development is the main thing I like (about Michigan),” Williams said. “You can see that they develop their players. They get them in the gym and they work them hard. And their hard work pays off.”