Greg Williams
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Personal information
Born: (1959-08-01) August 1, 1959 (age 64)
Greenville, Mississippi, U.S.
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school:Greenville (MS) Christian
College:Mississippi State
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played:57
Fumbles recovered:6
Player stats at · PFR

Gregory Williams (born August 1, 1959) is a former American football safety in the National Football League (NFL) for the Washington Redskins. He played college football at Mississippi State University.

Early life

Williams was born in Greenville, Mississippi, where he attended and high school football at Greenville Christian School. He then attended and played college football at Mississippi Delta Junior College, before transferring to Mississippi State University in 1979.[1]

Professional career

Williams was signed by the Washington Redskins in 1982 and won Super Bowl XVII with the Redskins that same year.


  1. ^ "Mississippi State's Greg Williams says the Bulldogs' entire defensive..." United Press International. November 17, 1981. Retrieved 2015-07-01.