Keron Williams

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Keron Williams
No. 9     BC Lions
Date of birth: (1984-09-03) September 3, 1984 (age 29)
Place of birth: Jamaica, W.I.
Career information
Status: Active
CFL status: International
Position(s): DE
Height: 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight: 260 lb (120 kg)
College: Massachusetts
High school: Palm Beach Gardens
Organizations
As player:
20062007
20082009
2010–present
Calgary Stampeders
Montreal Alouettes
BC Lions
Career highlights and awards
Grey Cup Champion (2009, 2011)
CFL All-Star: 2009, 2012
CFL East All-Star: 2008, 2009
CFL West All-Star: 2011, 2012
Honours:
  • CFLPA Pro Player All-Star (2008)
Career stats
Playing stats at CFL.ca

Keron Donavan Williams (born September 3, 1984, in Jamaica, W.I.) is a Canadian football defensive tackle playing for the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League. He was originally signed by the Calgary Stampeders in 2006.[1] Williams played college football for the UMass Minutemen.

Professional career[edit]

Williams was signed by the Calgary Stampeders in 2006 and made his professional debut at defensive tackle against the Lions on October 15, 2006.[1] Following two seasons with the Stampeders, he signed as a free agent with the Montreal Alouettes where he won his first Grey Cup championship in 2009. After his championship-winning season, Williams signed with the BC Lions as a free agent on February 16, 2010 and switched to playing defensive end.[2] He won his second Grey Cup championship as a member of the Lions in 2011 after BC won the 99th Grey Cup while beginning the season 0-5.[3] Williams finished the 2012 CFL season as the league leader in sacks with 12, which was also a career high.

Personal info[edit]

Williams spends his offseason in Apopka, Florida with his wife, Lexi (Hasti) and their daughter Jazmyne, where he works as a graphic designer.[1] He is the son of Ivanah Thomas.

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