|This biographical article needs additional citations for verification. Please help by adding reliable sources. Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediately, especially if potentially libelous or harmful. (January 2015)|
|This article includes a list of references, related reading or external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks inline citations. (January 2015)|
Williams with the Falcons in 2009.
|No. 29, 43|
|Date of birth:July 2, 1979|
|Place of birth: High Point, North Carolina|
|College: North Carolina State|
|NFL Draft: 2002 / Round: 4 / Pick: 105|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Minnesota Vikings ( 2002– 2005)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Brian Williams (born July 2, 1979) is a former American football cornerback. He was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the fourth round of the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at North Carolina State.
Williams attended North Carolina State University and was a student and a letterman in football. In football, he was a three-year starter for as a cornerback and finished his collegiate career with 262 tackles (nine for loss), 5 interceptions, 20 passes defensed, 1 sack, 2 fumble recoveries, 1 forced fumble, and 5 blocked kicks.
The Jaguars released Williams on September 5, 2009.
Williams signed with the Atlanta Falcons on September 6, 2009. On October 18, in a Sunday night game against the Chicago Bears, Williams tore his ACL defending a pass. Williams is out for the remainder of the 2009 season. After the 2009 season, Williams became an unrestricted free agent. The Falcons re-signed him on March 4, 2010 to a one-year contract.
New York GiantsEdit
On August 24, 2011, Williams signed with the New York Giants, but he was released on October 5.