Tourek Williams

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Tourek Williams
Tourek Williams
Williams in 2013
No. -- Free agent
Position: Outside linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-05-09) May 9, 1991 (age 26)
Place of birth: Tallahassee, Florida
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 262 lb (119 kg)
Career information
High school: Miami Gardens (FL) Miami Norland
College: Florida International
NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 6 / Pick: 179
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2016
Total tackles: 45
Sacks: 2.0
Interceptions: 0
Forced fumbles: 1
Player stats at NFL.com

Tourek Williams (born May 9, 1991) is an American football outside linebacker who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the sixth round of the 2013 NFL Draft. He played college football at Florida International.

High school[edit]

Williams attended Miami Norland Senior High School in Miami Gardens, Florida. After a great senior season, he was named an All-Dade County selection and District 12-6A first team selection.

He was considered a two-star recruit by Rivals.com.[1]

College career[edit]

Williams attended Florida International University from 2009 to 2012. During his tenure, he collected 150 total tackles, including 45 for loss, 18 sacks, seven pass deflections, and two forced fumbles.[2] He also record 18.0 sacks, which is second in school history. He earned All-Sun Belt honors three times during his career.

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6 ft 3 in 260 lb 32 1/2" in 9 1/2" in 4.92 s -- s -- s -- s -- s 33" in -- ft 112 in 17 reps --
All values from NFL Combine

San Diego Chargers[edit]

Williams was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the sixth round (179th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft.[3]

Williams played mostly special teams, but was forced into the starting lineup due to the injuries of Jarrett Johnson and Melvin Ingram. He played 13 games, starting 6, collecting 10 tackles, 1 sack, and a forced fumble.

Kansas City Chiefs[edit]

On May 22, 2017, Williams signed with the Kansas City Chiefs.[4] He was waived on May 30, 2017.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tourek Williams - Yahoo Sports
  2. ^ Colleg Stats - Sports Reference
  3. ^ Tourek Williams Goes to the San Diego Chargers
  4. ^ Alper, Josh (May 22, 2017). "Chiefs sign Tourek Williams". ProFootballTalk.NBCSports.com. 
  5. ^ Fucillo, David (May 30, 2017). "Chiefs sign free agent pass rusher Marcus Rush". ArrowheadPride.com. 

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