Nick Williams (defensive lineman)

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Nick Williams
No. –     Kansas City Chiefs
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-02-21) February 21, 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth: Birmingham, Alabama
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 310 lb (141 kg)
Career information
High school: Birmingham (AL) Minor
College: Samford
NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 7 / Pick: 223
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

Nick Williams (born February 21, 1990) is an American football defensive end for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Steelers in the 7th round of the 2013 NFL Draft after his college career at Samford. [1]

Early years[edit]

Williams was a lightly recruited player out of Minor High School in Birmingham, Alabama, having played basketball for two years before switching to football in his senior year. At Samford, Williams was red-shirted as a freshman in 2008 and then saw two years of backup duties from 2009 to 2010. In 2011, Williams earned a starting position, notching 23 tackles and three tackles for loss over all eleven games. Williams improved on his performance in 2012, accumulating 31 tackles, 8 for a loss, 6 sacks, and 1 blocked kick while starting all eleven games. [1]

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 5 in 309 lb 34 1/8 in 10 1/4 in 4.84 s 1.70 s 4.65 s 7.55 s 33 in 9 ft 3 in 28 reps
All values from NFL combine

Williams was selected in the seventh round with the 223rd overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft by the Steelers. He is expected to transition and eventually contribute at defensive end. On August 25, 2013, he was placed on the Steelers' injured reserve list.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Steelers select DE Nicholas Williams". Steelers.com. Retrieved May 3, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Steelers Make Roster Moves; Trim Roster to 75". Steelers.com. August 25, 2013. Retrieved August 26, 2013. 

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