Ishaq Williams
Free agent
Position:Defensive end
Personal information
Born: (1993-02-22) February 22, 1993 (age 26)
Brooklyn, New York
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:253 lb (115 kg)
Career information
High school:Brooklyn (NY) Lincoln
College:Notre Dame
Career history
* New York Giants ( 2016 2017)
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at

Ishaq Williams (born February 22, 1993) is an American football defensive end who is currently a free agent.[1] He played college football at the University of Notre Dame.

College careerEdit

As a freshman, Williams played 11 games and recorded 6 tackles. The following season, he recorded 22 tackles (3.5 for a loss) in 13 games, and forced a fumble which was returned for a 77-yard touchdown. The next season was largely void of notable achievements, with the exception of making his first career start against Air Force on October 26. He was not enrolled in college during his senior year of 2014, and while Williams was enrolled in 2015, he was not eligible to play in NCAA games.[2][3]

Professional careerEdit

Williams was signed by the New York Giants as an undrafted free agent on May 9, 2016.[4] He was waived by the Giants on September 3, 2016 during final roster cuts and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[5][6] He was promoted to the active roster on December 20, 2016.[7]

Williams was waived/injured by the Giants on May 25, 2017 and was placed on injured reserve.[8]

On February 15, 2018, Williams was waived by the Giants with a failed physical.[9]


  4. Eisen, Michael (May 9, 2016). "Giants sign DE Ishaq Williams; Announce roster transactions". Retrieved May 25, 2017.
  5. Eisen, Michael (September 3, 2016). "New York Giants announce 20 roster moves". Retrieved May 25, 2017.
  6. Eisen, Michael (September 4, 2016). "Giants announce practice squad; claim DT Robert Thomas". Retrieved May 25, 2017.
  7. Eisen, Michael (December 20, 2016). "RB Shane Vereen, QB Ryan Nassib placed on IR". Retrieved May 25, 2017.
  8. Eisen, Michael (May 25, 2017). "Giants add defensive depth with DE Devin Taylor, Safety Duke Ihenacho".
  9. "Giants waive Ishaq Williams with failed physical designation". February 15, 2018.

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