|Date of birth:||March 9, 1931|
|Place of birth:||Dansville, Michigan|
|Date of death:||April 25, 2013(aged 82)|
|Place of death:||Livonia, Michigan|
|NFL Draft:||1956 / Round: 24 / Pick: 288|
|Drafted by:||Los Angeles Rams|
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Samuel F. Williams (March 9, 1931 – April 25, 2013) was an American football defensive end in the National Football League (NFL). He was a 24th round selection (288th overall pick) of the Los Angeles Rams in the 1956 NFL Draft out of Michigan State University. Williams would play for the Rams (1959), the Detroit Lions (1960–1965), and the Atlanta Falcons (1966–1967). He died in Livonia, Michigan, after a short illness.
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- "Sam Williams". databasefootball.com. Archived from the original on 2007-02-08. https://web.archive.org/web/20070208112704/http://www.databasefootball.com/players/playerpage.htm?ilkid=WILLISAM01. Retrieved 2008-06-11.
- "Sam Williams". pro-football-reference.com. https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/W/WillSa20.htm. Retrieved 2008-06-11.
- "Sam Williams". nfl.com. http://www.nfl.com/players/samwilliams/profile?id=WIL520191. Retrieved 2008-06-11.
- AP via Yahoo Canada Former Detroit Lions defender Sam Williams dies[dead link]
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