Sam Williams (defensive lineman)

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Sam Williams
No. 88, 85
Date of birth (1931-03-09)March 9, 1931
Place of birth Dansville, Michigan
Date of death April 25, 2013(2013-04-25) (aged 82)
Place of death Livonia, Michigan
Career information
Position(s) Defensive end
Height 6 ft 5 in (196 cm)
Weight 235 lb (107 kg)
College Michigan State
NFL draft 1956 / Round: 24 / Pick: 288
Drafted by Los Angeles Rams
Career history
As player
1959 Los Angeles Rams
1960–1965 Detroit Lions
1966–1967 Atlanta Falcons
Career stats

Samuel F. Williams[1] (March 9, 1931 – April 25, 2013) was an American football defensive end in the National Football League (NFL). He was a 24th round selection (288th overall pick) of the Los Angeles Rams in the 1956 NFL Draft out of Michigan State University.[2] Williams would play for the Rams (1959), the Detroit Lions (1960–1965), and the Atlanta Falcons (1966–1967).[3] He died in Livonia, Michigan, after a short illness.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sam Williams". databasefootball.com. Retrieved 2008-06-11. 
  2. ^ "Sam Williams". pro-football-reference.com. Retrieved 2008-06-11. 
  3. ^ "Sam Williams". nfl.com. Retrieved 2008-06-11. 
  4. ^ AP via Yahoo Canada Former Detroit Lions defender Sam Williams dies