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Marquez Williams
Fullback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1994-07-16) July 16, 1994 (age 25)
Place of birth: Athens, Georgia
Career information
College: Miami (FL)
NFL Draft: 2017 / Round: 7 / Pick: 240
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Jacksonville Jaguars ( 2017)
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards

Marquez Williams (born July 16, 1994) is an American football fullback for the Atlantic City Blackjacks of the Arena Football League (AFL). He played college football at Mars Hill and the University of Miami. He was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the seventh round of the 2017 NFL Draft and has also played for the Cleveland Browns.

Professional careerEdit

Jacksonville JaguarsEdit

Williams was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the seventh round, 240th overall, in the 2017 NFL Draft.[1][2] He was the last of nine Miami Hurricanes to be drafted that year.[3] On May 12, 2017, the Jaguars signed Williams to a four-year, $2.47 million contract with a signing bonus of $71,224.[4] He was waived/injured on September 1, 2017 and placed on injured reserve.[5] He was released on October 9, 2017.

Cleveland BrownsEdit

On December 23, 2017, Williams was signed to the Cleveland Browns' practice squad.[6] He was promoted to the active roster on December 29, 2017.[7]

The Browns waived Williams on August 17, 2018 after failing to report to training camp.[8]

Atlantic City BlackjacksEdit

On April 2, 2019, Williams was assigned to the Atlantic City Blackjacks.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Oehser, John (April 29, 2017). "No. 240: Jaguars select FB Marquez Williams". http://www.jaguars.com/news/article-JaguarsNews/No-240-Jaguars-select-FB-Marquez-Williams/a46ab800-b475-4f54-ac25-ff7ef2e338a8. Retrieved May 20, 2017.
  2. "2017 NFL Draft Listing" (in en). https://www.pro-football-reference.com/years/2017/draft.htm.
  3. "Draft Finder Query Results" (in en). https://www.pro-football-reference.com/play-index/draft-finder.cgi?request=1&year_min=2017&year_max=2017&draft_slot_min=1&draft_slot_max=500&pick_type=overall&pos%255B%255D=qb&pos%255B%255D=rb&pos%255B%255D=wr&pos%255B%255D=te&pos%255B%255D=e&pos%255B%255D=t&pos%255B%255D=g&pos%255B%255D=c&pos%255B%255D=ol&pos%255B%255D=dt&pos%255B%255D=de&pos%255B%255D=dl&pos%255B%255D=ilb&pos%255B%255D=olb&pos%255B%255D=lb&pos%255B%255D=cb&pos%255B%255D=s&pos%255B%255D=db&pos%255B%255D=k&pos%255B%255D=p&college_id=miami%2528fl%2529&conference=any&show=all&order_by=default.
  4. "Spotrac.com: Marquez Williams contract".
  5. Oehser, John (September 1, 2017). "Roster at 75: Notable names among transactions". https://web.archive.org/web/20170904105807/http://www.jaguars.com/news/article-JaguarsNews/Roster-at-75-Notable-names-among-transactions/2052c97a-5b4b-49f6-a846-b4bc1622c399.
  6. "Browns sign RB Marquez Williams to practice squad". December 23, 2017. http://www.clevelandbrowns.com/news/article-5/Browns-sign-RB-Marquez-Williams-to-practice-squad/08fa0d28-23f2-4f76-94c9-364916f4253a.
  7. "Browns elevate FB Marquez Williams to active roster". December 29, 2017. http://www.clevelandbrowns.com/news/article-5/Browns-elevate-FB-Marquez-Williams-to-active-roster/6e67f001-df34-42f4-aa15-10f863935563.
  8. Ulrich, Nate (August 17, 2018). "Browns waive fullback Marquez Williams from reserve/did not report list". Akron Beacon Journal. https://www.ohio.com/akron/sports/browns/browns-waive-fullback-marquez-williams-from-reserve-did-not-report-list.

External linksEdit

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