Brandon Williams (cornerback)

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Brandon Williams
CFL Free Agent
Personal information
Date of birth: (1980-11-17) November 17, 1980 (age 33)
Place of birth: Omaha, Nebraska
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Weight: 186 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school: Omaha (NE) Central
College: Michigan
Undrafted in 2003
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice roster member only
Career NFL statistics
Stats at
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Brandon Williams (born November 17, 1980, in Omaha, Nebraska) is a retired NFL cornerback currently involved in philanthropic work. He was signed by the Denver Broncos as an undrafted free agent in 2003. He played college football for the Michigan Wolverines.

Williams has also played for the Atlanta Falcons, Cincinnati Bengals, New York Giants and Montreal Alouettes.

Early years[edit]

Williams attended Omaha Central High School. He played cornerback and running back and earned Class A All-State honors as well as an honorable mention All-America nod from USA Today.

College career[edit]

Williams attended the University of Michigan where he played 45 games and started six games at cornerback. Williams posted career totals of 74 tackles (61 solo), two interceptions, 10 passes defensed, and two fumble recoveries at Michigan.

Professional career[edit]

Williams signed with the Denver Broncos in 2003. In 2004, 2005, and 2006 he played for the Cincinnati Bengals. He retired due to injury.

post NFL[edit]

Since retiring, Williams has been active in running youth camps, including the Warren Academy in Nebraska. He is also a sports commentator with a featured role on an ESPN Detroit radio program.

In 2012, Williams with Mike Keliher created Go Blue Then and Now a social media presence.[1] The purpose of Go Blue Then and Now to raise visibility for University of Michigan and former Michigan players foundations regarding charity events.

He is also Principal in Castle Oaks Advisors a strategic planning firm that works with professional sports figures to maximize strategic planning for transition to non-playing careers. In particular, Castle Oaks works on a pro bono basis with player foundations to help them leverage their resources to obtain high margin benefits for their causes.


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