Trae Williams

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Trae Williams
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-01-30) January 30, 1985 (age 32)
Place of birth: Thomasville, Ga
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight: 195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
College: South Florida
NFL Draft: 2008 / Round: 5 / Pick: 159
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All Big East 2006 Second-team All-Big East (2007) Thorpe Award Canadite, All-American Honorable Mention, Led NCAA in interceptions 2006-2007(13)
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at

Trae Williams (born January 30, 1985) is a former American football cornerback. He was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the fifth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at South Florida.

Williams has also been a member of the Philadelphia Eagles, Seattle Seahawks, Pittsburgh Steelers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and Buffalo Bills.

Early years[edit]

Williams attended and played high school football at Durant High School in Plant City, Florida.

College career[edit]

Williams attended the University of South Florida where he was a first and second team all-Big East defensive back and a Thorpe Award candidate.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

Williams was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the fifth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He was waived prior to the start of the 2008 season.

Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

Williams was signed to the Philadelphia Eagles practice squad where he stayed for the entire 2008 season. He was signed to the active roster on January 20, 2009. He was waived on September 5, 2009.

Seattle Seahawks[edit]

Williams was signed to the Seattle Seahawks practice squad on November 3, 2009.

Pittsburgh Steelers[edit]

Williams was signed off the Seahawks' practice squad by the Pittsburgh Steelers on December 29, 2009. He was waived on June 15, 2010.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit]

Williams signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on August 16, 2010. He was cut by the Buccaneers on September 5, 2010.

Buffalo Bills[edit]

Williams was signed by the Buffalo Bills to the practice squad on November 29, 2010.


  1. ^ "South Florida bio". Retrieved 2008-05-02. 

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