Alfred "Big Al" Hamilton Williams (born November 6, 1968) is a former American football player. He was a linebacker and defensive end for the Cincinnati Bengals, San Francisco 49ers and Denver Broncos. His nicknames include "Big Al", "Hot Plate", and "The Concorde".
College career [ edit ]
Williams played linebacker at the
University of Colorado at Boulder. He was a unanimous All-American pick in 1990, a consensus All-American in 1989 and the 1990 Butkus Award winner. Williams was also the Captain of the 1990 Colorado National Championship Team. He ended his career with the [1 ] Colorado Buffaloes with 263 tackles and 35 sacks. In 2008, he was included on the [1 ] College Football Hall of Fame ballot. Then in 2010, he was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame. [1 ]
Professional career [ edit ]
Williams was selected by the Bengals in the first round (18th pick overall) of the
1991 NFL Draft. He was a part of the Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos in 1997 and 1998. He was selected as an All-Pro defensive end in 1996. He retired from the game after the 1999 season. [1 ]
Williams currently cohosts "The Drive," a sports themed talk show on FM Sportsradio 104.3 The FAN in the Denver area. The show airs weekday afternoons, 3-6
mountain time zone.
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