Sid Williams

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Sid Williams
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Date of birth: (1942-03-03) March 3, 1942 (age 72)
Place of birth: Shreveport, Louisiana, U.S.
Career information
Position(s): Linebacker
College: Southern
NFL Draft: 1964 / Round: 16 / Pick: 222
As player:
Cleveland Browns
Washington Redskins
Baltimore Colts
Pittsburgh Steelers
Career stats
Playing stats at

Sidney Williams (born March 3, 1942 in Shreveport, Louisiana) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League for the Cleveland Browns, Washington Redskins, Baltimore Colts, and the Pittsburgh Steelers. He played college football at Southern University.

Early Life[edit]

Williams grew up in Houston, Texas and graduated from Phillis Wheatley High School in 1959.

Personal Life[edit]

He is the husband of Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA).[1]

Political and Civil Service Career[edit]

He served as the United States Ambassador to the Bahamas under the Clinton Administration.


  1. ^ Murphy, Patricia. "Rep. Maxine Waters: Yank the NFL's Antitrust Exemption". Politics Daily.