Chad Williams (wide receiver)

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Chad Williams
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Williams at Luke Air Force Base in 2018
No. 10 – Arizona Cardinals
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1994-10-19) October 19, 1994 (age 24)
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:204 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school:Baton Rouge (LA) Madison Prep
College:Grambling State
NFL Draft:2017 / Round: 3 / Pick: 98
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Receiving yards:202
Yards per reception:10.1
Receiving touchdowns:1
Player stats at

Chad Williams (born October 19, 1994) is an American football wide receiver for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Grambling State.

He was drafted in the third round (98th overall) in the 2017 NFL Draft.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
6 ft 0 in
(1.83 m)
207 lb
(94 kg)
4.43 s 1.57 s 2.54 s 4.21 s 7.06 s 35 12 in
(0.90 m)
10 ft 3 in
(3.12 m)
21 reps
All values from Grambling State’s Pro Day.[2]

The Arizona Cardinals selected Williams in the third round (98th overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft. Williams was the 12th wide receiver drafted in 2017.[3]

On May 18, 2017, the Arizona Cardinals signed Williams to a four-year, $3.17 million contract that includes a signing bonus of $706,288.[4]

2017 season: Rookie year[edit]

On September 17, 2017, in Week 2, Williams had his first career reception, a 15-yard pass from quarterback Carson Palmer, in the 16–13 overtime victory over the Indianapolis Colts.[5]

2018 season[edit]

In Week 4 of the 2018 season, Williams scored his first professional touchdown on a 22-yard reception from Josh Rosen in the 20–17 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.[6] He finished the season with 17 receptions for 171 yards and one touchdown.


  1. ^ "Chaos at Grambling helped push NFL draft sleeper Chad Williams".
  2. ^ "Chad Williams, DS #26 WR, Grambling State". Retrieved November 28, 2018.
  3. ^ Odegard, Kyle (April 28, 2017). "Cardinals Grab Wideout Chad Williams In Third".
  4. ^ " Chad Williams contract". Retrieved November 23, 2018.
  5. ^ "Arizona Cardinals at Indianapolis Colts - September 17th, 2017". Retrieved October 14, 2017.
  6. ^ "FINAL SCORE: 52-yard FG gives Seahawks 20-17 win". USA Today. September 30, 2018. Retrieved October 17, 2018.

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