Leon Williams (American football)
|No. 94, 52, 66|
|Place of birth:||Brooklyn, New York|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||248 lb (112 kg)|
|High school:||Brooklyn (NY) Canarsie|
|NFL Draft:||2006 / Round: 4 / Pick: 110|
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Butkus Award finalist in 2004 was considered the heir apparent to Jonathan Vilma for the job at middle linebacker...Outstanding special teams player in 2002 and 2003 has been considered a potential star of the UM linebacker corps...In three seasons, has started five of 35 games played, making 92 tackles (45 solo), 2.5 sacks and one fumble recovery... Arts and Science major.
Williams was selected by the Cleveland Browns in the fourth round (110th overall) in the 2006 NFL Draft. In his rookie season he played in 16 regular season games and recorded 37 tackles. He made his NFL debut at the Cincinnati Bengals on 17 September. His 17 tackles versus the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on 24 December were a career-high. In his second season with the Browns, he again played in 16 games and this time recorded 90 tackles.
The Browns waived him on September 15, 2009.