|No. 92 Arizona Cardinals|
|Date of birth:June 1, 1987|
|Place of birth: Memphis, Tennessee|
|High School: Memphis (TN) East|
|Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)||Weight: 327 lb (148 kg)|
|NFL Draft: 2010 / Round: 1 / Pick: 26|
|Debuted in 2010 for the Arizona Cardinals|
|Roster status: Active|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Daniel Ellis "Dan" Williams (born June 1, 1987) is an American football nose tackle for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Cardinals in the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at Tennessee.
Early years[edit | edit source]
Regarded as a three-star recruit by Rivals.com, Williams was ranked as the No. 35 defensive tackle in a class highlighted by DeMarcus Granger and Callahan Bright, and that also included Ndamukong Suh and Tyson Alualu.
College career[edit | edit source]
Williams attended the University of Tennessee from 2005 to 2009. As a senior he was a second team All-SEC selection by the league's coaches after recording 62 tackles and two sacks. He finished his career with 153 tackles and six sacks.
Professional career[edit | edit source]
After a "tremendous" senior season, Williams was project a first-round selection by Sports Illustrated. He was ranked the third best defensive tackle available in the 2010 NFL Draft, behind only Ndamukong Suh and Gerald McCoy. He was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals 26th overall in the 2010 NFL Draft.
|Ht||Wt||40-yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP|
|6 ft 2 in||327 lb||5.19 s||1.75 s||2.96 s||4.87 s||7.88 s||32 in||8 ft 0 in||27 reps|
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