Eddie Williams (American football)
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|Date of birth:||August 22, 1987|
|Place of birth:||San Mateo, California|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight:||249 lb (113 kg)|
|High school:||San Mateo (CA) Aragon|
|NFL Draft:||2009 / Round: 7 / Pick: 221|
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Eddie Williams (born August 22, 1987) is a former American football fullback. He is also a Public Speaker and a pastor. He was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the seventh round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at University of Idaho.
Williams was a first team All-WAC selection in 2008, and a SI.com honorable mention All-American. Williams is Idaho's 1-A all-time Tight-ends single-season receptions leader with 54. He also attended the NFL Scouting Combine in February 2009.
Williams was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the seventh round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He was waived by the Redskins on September 5, 2009. He was then signed to the practice squad. Williams was activated to the Redskins' 53-man roster on November 2.
After the 2009 season, Williams was released by the team on March 4, 2010.
On March 10, 2010, Williams was signed by the Chicago Bears. He was waived on September 4, but signed to the Bears' practice squad the next day.
Williams was waived on September 2, 2011 before the start of the 2011 season.
Williams was signed to the practice squad of the Cleveland Browns on September 7, 2011.
Williams was signed off the Browns' practice squad by the Seattle Seahawks on September 13. He started 6 games.
Second Stint with Browns
Williams was re-signed to the Browns' on November 8, 2011. He was promoted to the active roster on December 16 and started the remaining 3 games of the 2011 season.
On August 14, 2012, Williams was waived-injured by the team. After not being claimed off waivers, he was put on the team's injured reserve list. Eddie competed in the 2013 season, playing in 16 games and starting 6.
Williams speaks for business and organizations