Brandon Williams (wide receiver)

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Brandon Williams
No. 17, 16, 82
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1984-02-24) February 24, 1984 (age 30)
Place of birth: St. Louis, Missouri
Height: 5 ft 11 in (180 cm) Weight: 170 lb (77 kg)
Career information
College: Wisconsin
NFL Draft: 2006 / Round: 3 / Pick: 84
Debuted in 2006 for the San Francisco 49ers
Career history
Roster status: Free Agent
Career highlights and awards
  • SN First-team Freshman All-Big Ten (2002)
  • SN Second-team Freshman All-American (2002)
  • Honorable mention All-Big Ten (2004)
  • Second-team All-Big Ten (2005)
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

Brandon Michael Williams (born February 24, 1984 in St. Louis, Missouri) is a former American football wide receiver who last played for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League. He was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the third round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at Wisconsin.

Williams has also played for the St. Louis Rams.

Early years[edit]

Attended Normandy High School played with Laurence Maroney, (RB- New England Patriots) then transferred to Hazelwood East High School, the same high school as fellow and former NFL players Jamar Fletcher (CB - Detroit Lions), Scott Starks, (CB - Jacksonville Jaguars), Terrell Fletcher (former RB - San Diego Chargers), Bryan Fletcher (TE - Indianapolis Colts) and American sports agent Jason Fletcher of B&F Sports.He was named to All-Midlands team by Super Prep and Prep Football Report. He was a two-time, second-team all-state and three-time, first-team all-conference selection. He caught 97 passes for 2,157 yards and returned 58 punts for 1,210 yards and 23 total touchdowns during his career.

College career[edit]

As a freshman in 2002, Williams played in all 14 games, including six starts. He was second-team freshman All-American by The Sporting News. He was a first-team freshman All-Big Ten selection by The Sporting News. He had a team-high 52 receptions were school freshman record. He broke the school-record with 32 kickoff returns for school-record 670 yards.

Williams he started 12 games as sophomore in 2003. He was team’s No. 2 receiver with 49 catches and one touchdown. He led Badgers with 1,319 all-purpose yards. He ranked seventh in Big Ten with 21.6-yard kickoff return average.

In 2004, Williams led team with 42 receptions and 517 receiving yards. He was second on the team with 1,010 all-purpose yards. He was an honorable mention All-Big Ten pick.

Williams was named a second-team All-Big Ten selection as a senior in 2005, hauling in 59 passes for 1,095 yards (18.6 avg.) and six touchdowns. He also rushed seven times for 47 yards (6.71 avg.). He ran back 26 punts, taking in two for touchdowns.

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