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Eddie Williams
No. --     Free agent
Fullback/Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-08-22) August 22, 1987 (age 32)
Place of birth: San Mateo, California
High School: Aragon
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 249 lb (113 kg)
Career information
College: Idaho
NFL Draft: 2009 / Round: 7 / Pick: 221
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Washington Redskins ( 2009)
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Career NFL statistics as of 2012
Rushing yards     2
Rushing average     1.0
Rushing TDs     0
Stats at NFL.com

Eddie Williams (born August 22, 1987) is an American football fullback who is currently a free agent. He is also a Public Speaker and a pastor. He was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the seventh round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at University of Idaho.

He has also been a member of the Chicago Bears and Seattle Seahawks.

College careerEdit

Williams was a first team All-WAC selection in 2008, and a SI.com honorable mention All-American. Williams is Idaho's 1-A all-time Tight-ends single-season receptions leader with 54. He also attended the NFL Scouting Combine in February 2009.

Professional careerEdit

Washington RedskinsEdit

Williams was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the seventh round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He was waived by the Redskins on September 5, 2009. He was then signed to the practice squad. Williams was activated to the Redskins' 53-man roster on November 2.

After the 2009 season, Williams was released by the team on March 4, 2010.

Chicago BearsEdit

On March 10, 2010, Williams was signed by the Chicago Bears. He was waived on September 4, but signed to the Bears' practice squad the next day.

Williams was waived on September 2, 2011 before the start of the 2011 season.

Cleveland BrownsEdit

Williams was signed to the practice squad of the Cleveland Browns on September 7, 2011.

Seattle SeahawksEdit

Williams was signed off the Browns' practice squad by the Seattle Seahawks on September 13. He started 3 games. He was waived October 13

Second Stint with BrownsEdit

Williams was re-signed to the Browns' practice squad on November 8, 2011. He was promoted to the active roster on December 16.

On August 14, 2012, Williams was waived-injured by the team.[1] After not being claimed off waivers, he was put on the team's injured reserve list.

Speaking CareerEdit

Williams' many life experiences have made him an excellent candidate to speak on a variety of topics. Being a gifted speaker and teacher, he has found himself in many churches, high schools, companies and locker rooms talking into the lives of others. The Pastor and athlete engages his listeners emotionally, cognitively and psychologically as he navigates specific topics. His versatility makes him the perfect speaker in any setting.

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