Trayveon Williams

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Trayveon Williams
Trayveon Williams.jpg
No. 32 – Cincinnati Bengals
Position:Running back
Personal information
Born: (1997-10-18) October 18, 1997 (age 22)
Houston, Texas
Height:5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight:206 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school:Houston (TX) C.E. King
College:Texas A&M
NFL Draft:2019 / Round: 6 / Pick: 182
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team all-SEC (2018)
  • Second-team All-American (2018)
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Trayveon Thomas Williams (born October 18, 1997) is an American football running back for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL).[1] During his junior season at Texas A&M, Williams received first team all-SEC and second-team All-America honors; he also broke the school records for single-season all-purpose yards and rushing yards.

College career[edit]

Freshman season[edit]

In his collegiate debut in the season opener against UCLA, Williams had 94 rushing yards.[2] After gaining 127 yards against Auburn, including an 89-yard rushing touchdown, Williams was named the SEC Freshman of the Week.[3] In the next game, against Arkansas, he had 153 rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns.[4] On October 8, against Tennessee, he had a season-high 217 rushing yards and a rushing touchdown in the 45-38 2OT victory.[5] Williams became the first true freshman in school history to rush for 1,000 yards in a season.[6]

Sophomore season[edit]

Williams rushed for 203 yards against UCLA in the season-opening loss.[7] Overall, he compiled 798 total rushing yards as a sophomore.[8]

Junior season[edit]

Prior to the season, Williams was selected to the second team All-SEC preseason team.[9] He rushed for 240 yards in season opener against Northwestern State, second highest single-game in school history.[10] He was named one of ten semifinalists for the Doak Walker Award.[11] Following the regular season, Williams received first-team all-SEC honors from the league's coaches and the Associated Press,[12] and second-team All-America honors from the Associated Press,[13] Athlon Sports,[14] and Sporting News.[15]

During the 2018 Gator Bowl, Williams broke the school records for single-season all-purpose yards and single-season rushing yards, and the Gator Bowl record for single-game rushing yards. The school record for single-season all-purpose yards was previously set by Cyrus Gray in 2010, while the single-season rushing yards record was set by Darren Lewis in 1988. Former Syracuse running back Floyd Little set the Gator Bowl record in 1966.[16] On January 3, 2019, Williams announced that he would forgo his final year of eligibility and declare for the 2019 NFL Draft.[17]

Collegiate statistics[edit]

Trayveon Williams Rushing Receiving
Year School Conf Class Pos G Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD
2016 Texas A&M SEC FR RB 13 156 1,057 6.8 8 19 91 4.8 0
2017 Texas A&M SEC SO RB 12 173 798 4.6 8 20 192 9.6 0
2018 Texas A&M SEC JR RB 13 271 1,760 6.5 18 27 278 10.3 1
Career Texas A&M 28 600 3,615 6.0 34 66 561 8.5 1

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
5 ft 8 18 in
(1.73 m)
206 lb
(93 kg)
30 38 in
(0.77 m)
9 14 in
(0.23 m)
4.51 s 4.44 s 7.44 s 33.0 in
(0.84 m)
10 ft 1 in
(3.07 m)
19 reps
All values from NFL Combine[18]

Williams was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the sixth round, 182nd overall, of the 2019 NFL Draft.[19]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zweneman, Brent. "Give family its due for Trayveon Williams' success at A&M", The Houston Chronicle, September 27, 2016.
  2. ^ "UCLA at Texas A&M Box Score, September 3, 2016". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  3. ^ Bratton, Michael Wayne. "SEC announces Week 3 Players of the Week". Saturday Down South. Retrieved June 5, 2018.
  4. ^ "Arkansas comes up short against rivals Texas A&M". WREG.com. September 30, 2018. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  5. ^ Cessna, Robert. "No. 8 A&M beats No. 9 Tennessee 45-38 in double overtime". The Eagle. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  6. ^ Perroni, Brian (November 25, 2016). "WATCH: Trayveon Williams is first A&M true frosh to 1,000 yards". CBS Sports. Retrieved June 5, 2018.
  7. ^ "Texas A&M at UCLA Box Score, September 3, 2017". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  8. ^ "Trayveon Williams 2017 Game Log". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  9. ^ "2018 Preseason Coaches All-SEC Football Team announced". www.secsports.com. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  10. ^ "Northwestern State at Texas A&M Box Score, August 30, 2018". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  11. ^ "Texas A&M's Trayveon Williams, Wylie East graduate Eno Benjamin among 10 semifinalists for 2018 Doak Walker Award". SportsDay. November 14, 2018. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  12. ^ "2018 All-SEC Football Team announced". www.secsports.com. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  13. ^ Russo, Ralph D. (December 10, 2018). "AP All-America team: Tide leads with 4 of 10 CFP players". AP NEWS. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  14. ^ "Athlon makes its picks for All-America honors".
  15. ^ "Sporting News 2018 college football All-Americans". Sporting News. December 12, 2018. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  16. ^ "Trayveon Williams' record-setting night powers Texas A&M to Gator Bowl win". USA TODAY. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  17. ^ Tarpley, Jeff (January 3, 2019). "A&M's Trayveon Williams declares for the NFL Draft". 247 Sports. Retrieved January 12, 2019.
  18. ^ "Trayveon Williams Combine Profile". NFL.com. Retrieved November 11, 2019.
  19. ^ "Bengals select Trayveon Williams in Round 6". CincyJungle.com. April 27, 2019.

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