Eric Williams (defensive lineman)
|No. 76, 75|
February 24, 1962 |
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||282 lb (128 kg)|
|High school:||St. Mary's (CA)|
|NFL Draft:||1984 / Round: 3 / Pick: 62|
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High school career
Williams played for the Detroit Lions between 1984 and 1989 and the Washington Redskins between 1990 and 1993. He was drafted in the third round of the 1984 NFL Draft. Williams was a starting defensive tackle with the Redskins in 1991 that went 14-2 and won Super Bowl XXVI. On an episode of The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien, Michael Strahan called Williams the meanest player he ever met.
His father Roy O. Williams also played in the NFL for the San Francisco 49ers while his nephew Kyle Williams was a standout for the USC Trojans before becoming a Seattle Seahawks offensive lineman.
- Goldenbach, Alan (2002-12-02), "For Recruiting Help, There's a Service Charge," Washington Post.
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