Frankie Williams (American football)

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Frankie Williams
37, Frankie Williams, June 22, 2019.jpg
No. 37 – Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Position:Cornerback
Personal information
Born: (1993-03-28) March 28, 1993 (age 26)
Tampa, Florida
Height:5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight:190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school:Robinson (Tampa, Florida)
College:Purdue
Undrafted:2016
Career history
Roster status:Active
CFL status:International
Career NFL statistics as of 2016
Total tackles:1
Sacks:0.0
Pass deflections:0
Interceptions:0
Forced fumbles:0
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at CFL.ca

Frankie Williams (born March 28, 1993) is an American football cornerback for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football at Purdue.

College career[edit]

Williams played four seasons at Purdue where he appeared in 48 games (38 starts) and totaled 227 tackles (163 solo), 5.5 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks, 36 passes defensed, 10 interceptions (one returned for a touchdown) one forced fumble and two fumble recoveries. He redshirted as a freshman in 2011, then in 2012, he participated in all 13 games (five starts) and registered 45 tackles (36 solo), 1.0 tackle for loss, two interceptions and 11 passes defensed. He saw action in all 12 games (11 starts) in 2013 and finished with 61 tackles (46 solo), 2.0 tackles for loss, two interceptions and five passes defensed. In 2014, he started all 11 games he played and earned 74 tackles (51 solo), 1.5 tackles for loss, 1.0 sack, one fumble recovery, 10 passes defensed and three interceptions (one returned for a touchdown). As a redshirt senior in 2015, he appeared in 12 games (11 starts) and compiled 47 tackles (30 solo), 1.0 tackle for loss, half a sack, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery, 10 passes defensed and three interceptions.

Statistics[edit]

Source:[1]

NCAA Collegiate Career statistics
Purdue Boilermakers
Season Tackles Interceptions
Solo Ast Total Loss Sacks FF Int Yards Avg TD PD
2012 36 9 45 1.0 0.0 0 2 33 16.5 0 0
2013 46 15 61 2.0 0.0 0 2 0 0.0 0 3
2014 51 23 74 1.5 1.0 0 3 119 39.7 0 7
2015 30 17 47 1.0 0.5 1 3 46 15.3 0 7
NCAA Career Totals 163 64 227 5.5 1.5 1 10 198 19.8 0 17

Professional career[edit]

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

Williams was signed by the Indianapolis Colts on May 7, 2016 as an undrafted free agent.[2] He was waived on September 5, 2016 as part of final roster cuts and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[3][4] He was promoted to the active roster on October 13, 2016.[5] He was released on October 17, 2016 and re-signed to the practice squad the next day.[6][7] He was promoted to the active roster on November 1, 2016.[8] He was placed on the Reserve/Non-Football Injury list on November 23, 2016.[9]

On May 15, 2017, Williams was waived/injured by the Colts and placed on injured reserve.[10] He was waived from injured reserve on May 22, 2017 with an injury settlement.[11]

Hamilton Tiger-Cats[edit]

On February 6, 2018, Williams signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the CFL.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Frankie Williams". www.sports-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 13, 2016.
  2. ^ "Indianapolis Colts Make Roster Moves". Blogs.Colts.com. May 7, 2016. Retrieved October 15, 2016.
  3. ^ "Indianapolis Colts Make Roster Moves". Blogs.Colts.com. September 5, 2016. Retrieved October 15, 2016.
  4. ^ "Indianapolis Colts Make Roster Moves". Blogs.Colts.com. September 6, 2016. Retrieved October 15, 2016.
  5. ^ "Indianapolis Colts Make Roster Moves". Blogs.Colts.com. October 13, 2016. Retrieved October 15, 2016.
  6. ^ "Indianapolis Colts Waive CB Frankie Williams". Blogs.Colts.com. October 17, 2016.
  7. ^ "Indianapolis Colts Make Roster Moves". Blogs.Colts.com. October 18, 2016.
  8. ^ "Indianapolis Colts Make Roster Moves". Blogs.Colts.com. November 1, 2016.
  9. ^ "Indianapolis Colts Make Roster Moves". Blogs.Colts.com. November 23, 2016.
  10. ^ Bowen, Kevin (May 15, 2017). "Colts Make Several Roster Moves Following Rookie Minicamp". Colts.com.
  11. ^ "Colts Waive DB Frankie Williams From I.R. With Settlement". May 22, 2017.
  12. ^ "Tiger-Cats bolster defence with three free-agent signings". February 6, 2018. Retrieved May 24, 2018.

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