Aaron Williams (American football)
Williams in the 2011 preseason.
|No. 23 Buffalo Bills|
|Date of birth:||April 23, 1990|
|Place of birth:||San Jose, California|
|Height:||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight:||199 lb (90 kg)|
|High school:||Austin (TX) McNeil|
|NFL draft:||2011 / Round: 2 / Pick: 34|
Career NFL statistics as of 2014
|Stats at NFL.com|
Aaron Williams (born April 23, 1990) is an American football safety for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Bills in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He played college football at Texas.
Williams attended McNeil High School in Austin, Texas. He was considered the top safety recruit by Rivals.com and the second best cornerback recruit by Scout.com in 2008. He was selected 1st team All State by Dave Campbell Texas Football magazine and was also named to the 2008 Parade All American team. Williams was named an outstanding performer at the 2007 Army National Combine which lead to him being selected to the 2008 Army All American bowl game. He was also a two-year letterman in baseball and track & field. He chose Texas over offers from Baylor and USC.
As a freshman in 2008, Williams started one of 13 games at cornerback, recording 13 tackles and an interception which was returned 81 yards for a touchdown. As a sophomore in 2009, he played in 13 games, missing one due to an injury, and recorded 31 tackles, two sacks and three interceptions. As a junior in 2010, he started 11 games, missing two due to an injury, and recorded 45 tackles, one quarterback sack, and two forced fumbles.
2011 NFL Draft
|Ht||Wt||40-yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP|
|5 ft 11⅞ in||204 lb||4.55 s||1.58 s||2.55 s||4.07 s||6.72 s||37½ in||10 ft 7 in||18 reps|
|All values from 2011 NFL Scouting Combine.|