Brandon Williams
Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-10-12) October 12, 1987 (age 32)
Place of birth: Chicago, Illinois
Career information
College: Oregon
Undrafted in 2012
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Carolina Panthers ( 2013 2015)
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2017
Receptions     19
Receiving yards     201
Receiving touchdowns     0

Brandon Darrnell Williams (born October 12, 1987) is a former American football tight end. He was signed by the Carolina Panthers as an undrafted free agent in 2012 out of the University of Oregon. He played basketball at Portland Bible College and won a Conference Championship in 2013 season.

Professional careerEdit

Carolina PanthersEdit

In 2012, after his basketball career at Portland Bible College, Williams entered the NFL Draft. After going undrafted, he worked out for several teams and gained interest. He eventually signed with the Carolina Panthers in 2013.

On September 26, 2015, Williams was waived by the Panthers.[1]

Miami DolphinsEdit

On September 30, 2015, Williams was signed to the Miami Dolphins' practice squad.[2] On December 5, 2015, Williams was waived.[3] On December 8, 2015, he was signed to the active roster. On December 14, 2015, he was placed on injured reserve.

Seattle SeahawksEdit

On April 28, 2016, Williams was signed by the Seattle Seahawks.He played in all 16 games and playoffs. He was an extremely tough blocker and a key special teams player. He also started in The Seahawks last playoff ganes vs the Atlanta Falcons. [4]

Indianapolis ColtsEdit

On March 20, 2017, Williams signed with the Indianapolis Colts.[5] On September 3, 2017, he was released by the Colts, but was re-signed the next day after Erik Swoope was placed on injured reserve.[6][7]

On September 17, 2017, in Week 2, Williams had his first reception as a member of the Colts, a 20-yard catch from quarterback Jacoby Brissett, in the 16–13 overtime loss to the Arizona Cardinals.[8] In Week 15, Williams was hospitalized after suffering a serious head injury on a punt play. He was diagnosed with a concussion and was placed on injured reserve on December 22, 2017.[9]

References Edit

  1. "WR Bersin signed to active roster". September 26, 2015. Retrieved October 8, 2015.
  2. Poupart, Alain (September 30, 2015). "NOTEBOOK: Francis Excited About NFL Debut; Other Notes". Retrieved October 8, 2015.
  3. "PRESS RELEASE: Dolphins Make Roster Moves". Retrieved December 7, 2015.
  4. Condotta, Bob (April 28, 2016). "Seahawks sign free agent TE Brandon Williams, former Oregon Duck". Seattle Times. Retrieved April 28, 2016.
  5. Bowen, Kevin (March 20, 2017). "Colts Sign Veteran Tight End Brandon Williams".
  6. Walker, Andrew (September 3, 2017). "Colts Claim Five Players Off Waivers".
  7. "Indianapolis Colts Make Roster Moves". September 4, 2017.
  8. "Arizona Cardinals at Indianapolis Colts - September 17th, 2017". Retrieved October 14, 2017.
  9. Walker, Andrew (December 22, 2017). "After ‘Very Scary’ Concussion, Colts Place Tight End Brandon Williams On Injured Reserve".

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