Brandon Williams (linebacker)
Williams in a preseason game against the Houston Texans.
|Date of birth:June 21, 1988|
|Place of birth: Fort Worth, Texas|
|College: Texas Tech|
|NFL Draft: 2009 / Round: 4 / Pick: 120|
|Debuted in 2010 for the Dallas Cowboys|
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
|Stats at pro-football-reference.com|
Brandon Williams (born June 21, 1988) is a former American football linebacker. In college, he was a defensive end at Texas Tech. He was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the fourth round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He also played for the Arizona Cardinals.
Wiliams played high school football at South Hills High School in Fort Worth.
Following his junior season, Williams announced his intention to enter the 2009 NFL Draft. At the same press conference when he announced his plans to forgo his senior season, he accompanied Texas Tech wide receiver Michael Crabtree, who made a similar announcement. Williams led the Big 12 Conference in sacks in 2008 and as a sophomore led his team with 6 sacks and 12.5 tackles for loss.
|Ht||Wt||40-yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP||Wonderlic|
|6 ft 2½ in||261 lb||4.78 s||1.56 s||2.76 s||4.38 s||7.26 s||33½ in||9 ft 10 in||18 reps||19|
|40 (and splits) and broad jump from Texas Tech Pro Day, all others from NFL Combine.|
Williams was selected in the fourth round of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys, with the plan of converting him to an outside linebacker in the 3-4 defense. He tore his left ACL in the second preseason game while playing special teams and was placed on the injured reserve list.
Green Bay Packers
His parents are Debra and Gary Hampton, who have also 2 daughters, LaToya and Camry, and 2 other sons,Demondre and Gary Jr.
- Texas Tech's profile of Brandon Williams (accessed 2009 January 14)