Harry Williams (American football)

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Harry Williams
No. 18, 86
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1982-08-10) August 10, 1982 (age 32)
Place of birth: Augusta, Georgia
Career information
College: Tuskegee
NFL Draft: 2005 / Round: 7 / Pick: 240
Debuted in 2005
Last played in 2007
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Games played 3
Games started 0
Tackles 2
Stats at NFL.com

Harry Williams, Jr. (born August 10, 1982 in Augusta, Georgia) is a former American football wide receiver of the National Football League. He was drafted by the New York Jets in the seventh round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at Tuskegee. While at Tuskegee Harry Williams was initiated into the Lambda Epsilon Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity in the Fall of 2002.

Williams was also a member of the Green Bay Packers, New York Giants, Chicago Bears and Houston Texans.

Early years[edit]

Williams attended Jackson-Olin High School in Birmingham, Alabama, and was a two-sport star in both football and track. In track, he competed in the 100 meter dash and the 200 meter dash.

Professional career[edit]

On August 22, 2008, Williams suffered a neck injury in a preseason game against the Dallas Cowboys. He was taken off the field on a stretcher immobilized. Afterward, he recovered from paralysis, with team doctors reporting his condition was "almost normal." He underwent surgery and walked on his own at the hospital August 28, 2008; however, returning to football is unlikely.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Texans WR Williams unlikely to resume career". The Sports Network. 2008-08-26. Retrieved 2008-08-29. 

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