Alfred Williams

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Alfred Williams
No. 94, 91
Position: Defensive End/Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1968-11-06) November 6, 1968 (age 49)
Houston, Texas
Career information
High school: Houston (TX) Jones
College: Colorado
NFL Draft: 1991 / Round: 1 / Pick: 18
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Sacks: 59.5
Games: 128
Safeties: 2
Player stats at

Alfred "Big Al" Hamilton Williams (born November 6, 1968) is a former American football player. He was a linebacker and defensive end for the Cincinnati Bengals, San Francisco 49ers and Denver Broncos. His nicknames include "Big Al", "Hot Plate", and "The Condor".

College career[edit]

Williams played linebacker at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He was a unanimous All-American pick in 1990, a consensus All-American in 1989 and the 1990 Butkus Award winner.[1] Williams was also the Captain of the 1990 Colorado National Championship Team. He ended his career with the Colorado Buffaloes with 263 tackles and 35 sacks.[1] In 2008, he was included on the College Football Hall of Fame ballot.[1] Then in 2010, he was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame.

Professional career[edit]

Williams was selected by the Bengals in the first round (18th pick overall) of the 1991 NFL Draft. He was a part of the Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos in 1997 and 1998. He was selected as an All-Pro defensive end in 1996.[1] He retired from the game after the 1999 season.

Life after football[edit]

Williams currently cohosts "The Drive," a sports themed talk show on FM Sportsradio 104.3 The FAN in the Denver area. The show airs weekday afternoons, 3-6pm mountain time zone.


  1. ^ a b c d "Williams included on college HOF He was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 2010. ballot". 2008-03-12. Archived from the original on 2011-08-09. Retrieved 2008-03-12.