Demorrio Williams

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Demorrio Williams
Demorrio Williams 2011.JPG
No. --     Free agent
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1980-07-06) July 6, 1980 (age 34)
Place of birth: Beckville, Texas
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 232 lb (105 kg)
Career information
College: Nebraska
NFL Draft: 2004 / Round: 4 / Pick: 101
Debuted in 2004 for the Atlanta Falcons
Career history
Career NFL statistics as of 2012
Tackles 618
Sacks 7.5
Interceptions 7
Stats at NFL.com

Demorrio Dwain Williams (born July 6, 1980 in Beckville, Texas) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the fourth round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Nebraska.

He has also played for the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Diego Chargers.

College career[edit]

After high school, he signed with rural Cisco Junior College, although he left the school soon after. After a year of oil field work, he decided to walk-on to Kilgore College located in the town of Kilgore, Texas. It was here that Kilgore head coach Jim Reives decided to change him from a cornerback to a linebacker, and he excelled there. Williams helped lead Kilgore to an undefeated season in 2001, and a #2 national ranking. Prior to entering the NFL, Williams played for the University of Nebraska, where he completed his degree in sociology.

Professional career[edit]

Atlanta Falcons[edit]

Williams started all 16 of the Falcons' regular-season games of the 2005 NFL season, recording 132 tackles, and ranking second on his team for that statistic. He had a career-high 15 tackles in a December 12, 2005 game against the New Orleans Saints.

Kansas City Chiefs[edit]

Williams in the 2009 NFL season.

On March 1, 2008, Williams signed a five-year contract with the Kansas City Chiefs. After 4 seasons with Chiefs, Williams was released on March 6, 2012.[1]

San Diego Chargers[edit]

Williams signed a one-year contract with the San Diego Chargers on March 8, 2012.[2]

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