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DeAngelo Williams
DeAngelo Williams

Date of birth
Apr 25, 1983
College
Memphis
Height
5-9
Weight
215 Lbs

Bio

DeAngelo Williams is a running back for the Carolina Panthers. He played college football at the University of Memphis and was drafted by the Panthers in the first round of the 2006 NFL Draft.

EARLY YEARS

Williams was born on April 25, 1983 in Little Rock, Arkansas. He played high school football at Wynee High School in Arkansas.

After rushing for 1,044 yards as a junior, Williams rushed for a school-record 2,204 yards and 34 TDs. This includes 939 yards in four playoff games.

He was recruited as the 25th best running back in the nation and had offers from Ole Miss, Arkansas, Iowa, and Memphis.

UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS

Williams became the full-time starter at Memphis his sophomore year, rushing for 1,430 yards and 10 TDs. He followed that with consecutive 1,900-yard seasons, including an NCAA-high 22 rushing TDs.

He was named the Conference USA Offensive Player of the Year all three years he was a starter and finished 7th in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 2005.

CAROLINA PANTHERS

Williams was drafted with the 27th pick in the first round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He joined a draft class of running backs that included Reggie Bush, LenDale White, Laurence Maroney, and Joseph Addai.

He was the primary backup to DeShaun Foster his first two seasons before establishing himself as the starter in 2008. In his first year as a starter, Williams was third in the NFL with 1,515 rushing yards and led the league with 18 rushing TDs.

He made his first Pro-Bowl appearance in 2009 after rushing for 1,117 yards and seven TDs.

Since then, he has not topped 1,000 yards rushing. He has had some injury problems and has been splitting carries with Jonathan Stewart

Game Log

Date Opponent Result ATT YDS Y/A LONG RZ ATT TD REC TAR YDS Y/R RZ TAR TD
1-10-2015 @ Seattle Seahawks Seattle Seahawks 31-17 2 14 7.0 8 0 0 2 2 2 1.0 0 0
1-3-2015 @ Arizona Cardinals Arizona Cardinals 27-16 4 16 4.0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-28-2014 @ Atlanta Falcons Atlanta Falcons 3-34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-21-2014 @ Cleveland Browns Cleveland Browns 17-13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-14-2014 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers Tampa Bay Buccaneers 19-17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

News

DeAngelo Williams: (Ankle) Ruled Out

by Football News

Carolina Panthers running back DeAngelo Williams has been ruled out of Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers due to an ankle injury, according to ESPN.com... Read more

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