Dokie Williams

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Dokie Williams
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Dokie (left)
Date of birth: (1960-08-25) August 25, 1960 (age 53)
Place of birth: Oceanside, California
Career information
Position(s): Wide receiver
College: UCLA
High school: El Camino High School
NFL Draft: 1983 / Round: 5 / Pick 138
Organizations
As player:
1983-1987 Los Angeles Raiders
Career stats
Playing stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Darryl "Dokie" Eugene Wiliams (born August 25, 1960 in Oceanside, California) is a former professional American football wide receiver who played in the National Football League for five seasons for the Los Angeles Raiders from 1983 to 1987.

High school career[edit]

At El Camino High School in Oceanside, California, Williams was a top track and field athlete. He was the CIF California State Meet champion in the triple jump in 1977. In 1978, he repeated in the triple jump and added the long jump title while also finishing fourth in the 100 yard dash.[1]

College career[edit]

Williams began his career at UCLA where he was a wide receiver where he lettered in football in all four years. Williams graduated in 1983. He also participated on the track and field team, where he is number two in the triple jump on the team's all time list behind former world record holder (and Oceanside product) Willie Banks.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Los Angeles Raiders[edit]

Williams was drafted by the Los Angeles Raiders with the 138th pick in the fifth round of the 1983 NFL Draft. He played five seasons in the NFL, all of which with the Raiders. Williams won a Super Bowl ring with the Raiders in 1983. His career ended after the 1987 NFL season.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "California State Meet Results - 1915 to present". Hank Lawson. Retrieved 2012-12-25. 
  2. ^ "ALL-TIME TOP-10" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-07-23.