Dave Williams (wide receiver)

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Dave Williams
Date of birth (1945-08-10) August 10, 1945 (age 71)
Place of birth Cedar Rapids, Iowa[1]
Career information
Position(s) Wide receiver
College Washington
NFL draft 1967 / Round: 1 / Pick: 16
Career history
As player
1967–1971 St. Louis Cardinals
1972–1973 San Diego Chargers
1973 Pittsburgh Steelers
1974 Southern California Sun
Career stats

David Laverne Williams (born August 10, 1945 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa) is a former National Football League wide receiver who played seven professional seasons, mainly for the St. Louis Cardinals. He was the first player signed by the Seattle Seahawks, but never played for the Seahawks due to a knee injury. He was also an All-American for the University of Washington as a football player and decathlete.

Williams was named to the University of Washington's Husky Hall of Fame 2014 class.[2]

See also[edit]


Eskinazi, David. Wayback machine – Dave Williams' amazing legacy. Sportspress Northwest, September 11, 2011. Retrieved August 3, 2014.


  1. ^ "Dave Williams". NFL.com. Retrieved 2016-03-30. 
  2. ^ "Big W Club, Husky Hall Of Fame by Class". static.gohuskies.com. University of Washington Athletics. 2016. Retrieved November 4, 2016.