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Brandon Williams
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Williams in a preseason game against the Houston Texans.
No. 59     Arizona Cardinals
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-06-21) June 21, 1988 (age 31)
Place of birth: Fort Worth, Texas
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 254 lb (115 kg)
Career information
College: Texas Tech
NFL Draft: 2009 / Round: 4 / Pick: 120
Debuted in 2010 for the Dallas Cowboys
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-Big 12 Conference (2008)
  • Second-team All-Big 12 Conference (2007)
Stats at NFL.com

Brandon Williams (born June 21, 1988) is an American football linebacker for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League (NFL). Collegiately, he was a defensive end at Texas Tech. He became a prospect in the 2009 NFL Draft after declaring following his junior season.[1] He was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the fourth round of the 2009 NFL Draft.

Early yearsEdit

Wiliams played high school football at South Hills High School in Fort Worth.

College careerEdit

Following his junior season in 2008, Williams announced his intention to enter the 2009 NFL Draft.[1] At the same press conference when Williams announced his plans to enter the NFL draft, he accompanied Texas Tech wide receiver Michael Crabtree, who made a similar announcement.[2] Williams had led the Big 12 Conference in sacks,[3] including his 2006 freshman season one-game high of five tackles and two sacks in Texas Tech's 62-0 defeat of the Southeastern Louisiana University[4]

Pre-draft measureablesEdit

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6 ft 2½ in 261 lb 4.78 s 1.56 s 2.76 s 4.38 s 7.26 s 33½ in 9 ft 10 in 18 rep 19

PersonalEdit

His parents are Debra and Gary Hampton, who have also 2 daughters, LaToya and Camry, and 2 other sons,Demondre and Gary Jr . Williams also enjoys working on computers in his spare time.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 http://collegesportsblog.dallasnews.com/archives/2009/01/texas-tech-de-brandon-williams-declares.html.
  2. "Texas Tech WR Crabtree Headed to NFL" by Jaime Aron & Betsy Blaney and "Texas Tech's Crabtree Reportedly Headed to NFL" (summary).
  3. "WR Crabtree Decides to Go Pro" in Times-Picayune (New Orleans), 2009 January 14, p. D2.
  4. Lionsports.net
  5. Texas Tech's profile of Brandon Williams (accessed 2009 January 14).

External linksEdit


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