Keith Williams
Offensive guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-04-08) April 8, 1988 (age 32)
Place of birth: Florissant, Missouri
Career information
College: Nebraska
NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 6 / Pick: 196
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Pittsburgh Steelers ( 2011)*
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Games played     2
Games started     0

Keith Williams (born April 8, 1988) is an American football offensive guard who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Steelers in the sixth round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He played college football at Nebraska.

Early years Edit

Williams attended McCluer North High School, playing both offensive and defensive tackle. In his senior year, he recorded 24 tackles, one sack, and one fumble recovery while leading his team to its second consecutive state championship appearance. He earned all-state honors both on offense and defense, and was named in the top 15 of recruits in Missouri.[1] He chose to attend the University of Nebraska in 2006.

College career Edit

Earning a starting role in his sophomore year after being redshirted in 2006, Williams became a consistent performer on the starting offensive line. He helped pave the way for a strong rushing attack, with Nebraska leading the Big 12 in rushing yards, and allowed three players to run for over 900 yards each.[1] Williams earned 34 starts in his career at Nebraska, the most of any player in Nebraska's offense. He was named to's second team All-Big 12, Phil Steele's third-team All-Big 12, and also earned positions in the Honorable-Mention All-Big 12 team of the Associated Press and Coaches teams.[1]

Professional career Edit

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 4 in 318 lb 5.28 s 8.42 s 24.5 in 7 ft 9 in 23 reps

Pittsburgh SteelersEdit

Williams was selected with the 31st pick of the 6th round by the Pittsburgh Steelers.[2] He was released by the Steelers on September 2, 2011.

Buffalo BillsEdit

Williams was signed to the Bills practice squad on September 20, 2011. On August 20, 2013, he was waived/injured by the Bills.[3][4] On August 21, 2013, he cleared waivers and was placed on the Bills' injured reserve list. On August 26, 2013, he was waived with an injury settlement.

Arizona RattlersEdit

On February 17, 2014, Williams was assigned to the Arizona Rattlers of the Arena Football League (AFL).

Cleveland GladiatorsEdit

On January 31, 2017, Williams was assigned to the Cleveland Gladiators.[5] He was placed on reassignment on March 9, 2017.[6]

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