Jonah Williams
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Williams with the Los Angeles Rams in 2023
No. 92 – Los Angeles Rams
Position:Nose tackle
Personal information
Born: (1995-08-17) August 17, 1995 (age 27)
Puyallup, Washington, U.S.
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:275 lb (125 kg)
Career information
High school:Rocky Mountain
(Meridian, Idaho)
College:Weber State
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Super Bowl champion (LVI)
  • Big Sky Defensive Player of the Year (2019)
  • 2× First-team All-Big Sky (2018, 2019)
  • Second-team All-Big Sky (2017)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 18, 2022
Total tackles:28
Forced fumbles:0
Fumble recoveries:0
Player stats at · PFR

Jonah Williams (August 17, 1995) is an American football nose tackle for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Weber State.

College career

Williams originally signed to play college football at Weber State University, which was the only school to offer him a scholarship, in 2013 after considering offers from Boise State and Utah State to join their programs as a preferred walk-on. After graduating from high school, he served a Latter-Day Saint mission in São Paulo, Brazil and did not enroll at Weber State until December 2015.[1] Williams was a four year starter for the Weber State Wildcats. He finished his collegiate career with 194 total tackles, 28 tackles for loss, and 15 sacks with three forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries in 54 games played.[2]

Professional career

Los Angeles Rams

Williams was signed by the Los Angeles Rams as an undrafted free agent following the 2020 NFL Draft on April 26, 2020.[3] He was waived on September 4, 2020, during final roster cuts, and was subsequently signed to the team's practice squad one day later.[4][5] Williams signed a reserve/futures contract with the team on January 18, 2021.[6]

Williams made the Rams' 53-man roster out of training camp to start the 2021 season.[7] He played in eight games before being waived on November 2, 2021.[8]

Minnesota Vikings

On November 3, 2021, Williams was claimed off waivers by the Minnesota Vikings, but was waived the next day after failing his physical.[9][10]

Los Angeles Rams (second stint)

On November 9, 2021, the Rams signed Williams to their practice squad. [11] Williams won his first Super Bowl ring when the Rams defeated the Cincinnati Bengals in Super Bowl LVI.[12]

On February 15, 2022, Williams signed a reserve/future contract with the Rams.[13]


  1. ^ Walton, Brandon (May 5, 2020). "Ex-Rocky Mountain star made it to the NFL in a position he never planned on playing". The Idaho Press-Tribune. Retrieved September 14, 2021.
  2. ^ "NFL Draft: Rams sign Weber State's Jonah Williams". Standard-Examiner. April 25, 2020. Retrieved September 12, 2021.
  3. ^ Allen, Trevor (April 26, 2020). "Weber State DE Jonah Williams Signs Free Agent Deal With Los Angeles Rams". Retrieved September 12, 2021.
  4. ^ "Rams trim roster to 52 at final cut, leave room for shopping". The Washington Post. September 5, 2020. Retrieved September 12, 2021.
  5. ^ DaSilva, Cameron (September 6, 2020). "Rams announce 15 practice squad signings". Rams Wire. USA Today. Retrieved September 12, 2021.
  6. ^ Jackson, Stu (January 18, 2021). "Rams sign 14 players to reserve/future contracts". Retrieved September 12, 2021.
  7. ^ "Dax Milne 1 of 53 NFL Utah ties to make an initial 53-man active roster". Deseret News. September 1, 2021. Retrieved September 12, 2021.
  8. ^ "Rams waive Jonah Williams, place Tutu Atwell and Travin Howard on IR". Yahoo! Sports. November 2, 2021.
  9. ^ "Vikings Claim DE Jonah Williams off Waivers". November 3, 2021.
  10. ^ Peters, Craig (November 4, 2021). "Vikings Place Bradbury on Reserve/COVID-19; Sign Stocker to 53".
  11. ^ DaSilva, Cameron (November 10, 2021). "Rams sign DB Antoine Brooks Jr. to roster, bring back Jonah Williams on practice squad". Rams Wire. USA Today. Retrieved 2023-03-25.
  12. ^ Schwartz, Paul (February 13, 2021). "LA Rams defeat Cincinnati Bengals to win Super Bowl 2022". New York Post. Retrieved 2023-03-25.
  13. ^ Cothrel, Nicholas (February 15, 2022). "Rams Sign 12 Players to a Reserve/Future Contract".