Dokie Williams

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Dokie Williams
No. 85
Position: Wide Receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1960-08-25) August 25, 1960 (age 54)
Place of birth: Oceanside, California
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight: 180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
College: UCLA
NFL draft: 1983 / Round: 5 / Pick: 138
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Receptions: 148
Receiving yards: 2,866
Receiving TDs: 25

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.