Jimmy Williams (cornerback, born 1979)

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Jimmy Williams
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1979-03-10) March 10, 1979 (age 35)
Place of birth: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Weight: 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
College: Vanderbilt
NFL Draft: 2001 / Round: 6 / Pick: 196
Debuted in 2001 for the San Francisco 49ers
Last played in 2006 for the Seattle Seahawks
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Tackles 134
Pass deflections 10
Interceptions 3
Stats at NFL.com

Jimmy Ray Williams (born March 10, 1979 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana) is a former American football cornerback that played in the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the sixth round of the 2001 NFL Draft. He played college football at Vanderbilt. Williams prepped at Episcopal High School (Baton Rouge) in Baton Rouge.

Williams has also played for the San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks and Houston Texans.

Professional career[edit]

Williams was drafted in 2001 NFL Draft by the Buffalo Bills with the 33rd pick of the 6th round. He signed, however, with the San Francisco 49ers, where he served as a punt returner and cornerback through the 2004 season.[1] Since 2004, he has played for the Seattle Seahawks which included his first Super Bowl appearance in 2005 as his Seahawks lost to the Steelers. On May 19, 2008 he signed with the Houston Texans. He was not re-signed following the 2008 season and became a free agent.[2]

Career after NFL[edit]

Williams returned to Baton Rouge to give back to his school, Episcopal High School, where he coached the middle school team until 2010. Williams has since returned to Baton Rouge and is now the assistant athletic director in addition to defensive coordinator at Episcopal High School.


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