Bernard Williams (gridiron football)
|Date of birth:||July 18, 1972|
|Place of birth:||Memphis, Tennessee|
|Height:||6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)|
|Weight:||317 lb (144 kg)|
|High school:||Memphis (TN) Hamilton|
|NFL Draft:||1994 / Round: 1 / Pick: 14|
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Bennie Bernard Williams (born July 18, 1972) is a former American and Canadian football offensive tackle. Williams was the Eagles first round draft pick in the 1994 NFL Draft and started all 16 games for them in 1994.
Williams was known for smoking marijuana, a habit that started in high school. After his rookie season, Williams failed 15 drug tests and was banned from the NFL. He would later play for the XFL's Memphis Maniax, the AFL's Detroit Fury and the CFL's BC Lions and Toronto Argonauts.
- "SPORTS PEOPLE: FOOTBALL; Eagles' Pick in Police Dispute". The New York Times. The New York Times Company. 12 July 1994. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
- "PRO FOOTBALL; Eagle Lineman's Drug Use Will Cost Him Six Games". The New York Times. The New York Times. 25 July 1995. Retrieved 15 April 2017.