Demorrio Dwain Williams (born July 6, 1980 in Beckville, Texas) is an American football linebacker for the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the fourth round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Nebraska.
He has also played for the
Kansas City Chiefs.
College career Edit
high school, he signed with rural Cisco Junior College, although he left the school soon after. After a year of oil field work, he decided to walk-on to Kilgore College located in the town of Kilgore, Texas. It was here that Kilgore head coach Jim Reives decided to change him from a cornerback to a linebacker, and he excelled there. Williams helped lead Kilgore to an undefeated season in 2001, and a #2 national ranking. Prior to entering the NFL, Williams played for the University of Nebraska, where he completed his degree in sociology.
Professional career Edit
Atlanta Falcons Edit
started all 16 of the Falcons' regular-season games of the 2005 NFL season, recording 132 tackles, and ranking second on his team for that statistic. He had a career-high 15 tackles in a December 12, 2005 game against the New Orleans Saints.
Kansas City Chiefs Edit
On March 1, 2008, Williams signed a five-year contract with the
Kansas City Chiefs. After 4 seasons with Chiefs, Williams was released on March 6, 2012.
San Diego Chargers Edit
Williams signed a one-year contract with the
San Diego Chargers on March 8, 2012.
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