|Born:||February 21, 1990|
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||310 lb (141 kg)|
|High school:||Minor (Adamsville, Alabama)|
|NFL Draft:||2013 / Round: 7 / Pick: 223|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2021|
|Player stats at NFL.com · PFR|
Nick Williams (born February 21, 1990) is an American football defensive end who is a free agent. He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the seventh round of the 2013 NFL Draft after his college career at Samford.
Williams was a lightly recruited player out of Minor High School in Birmingham, Alabama, having played basketball for two years before switching to football in his senior year. At Samford, Williams was red-shirted as a freshman in 2008 and then saw two years of backup duties from 2009 to 2010. In 2011, Williams earned a starting position, notching 23 tackles and three tackles for loss over all eleven games. Williams improved on his performance in 2012, accumulating 31 tackles, eight for a loss, six sacks, and a blocked kick while starting all eleven games.
|Height||Weight||Arm length||Hand span||40-yard dash||10-yard split||20-yard split||20-yard shuttle||Three-cone drill||Vertical jump||Broad jump||Bench press|
|6 ft 4+1⁄2 in
|4.94 s||1.70 s||2.86 s||4.65 s||7.55 s||33 in
|9 ft 3 in
|All values from NFL Combine|
Williams was selected in the seventh round with the 223rd overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers. On August 25, 2013, he was placed on the Steelers' injured reserve list. He was released by the Steelers on August 30, 2014 and was signed to the team's practice squad the next day.
On November 24, 2014, Williams was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs off the Steelers' practice squad. He was re-signed by the team on April 18, 2016. He was released on October 18, 2016.
On October 19, 2016, Williams was signed by the Miami Dolphins. He was released on September 2, 2017.
On April 19, 2018, Williams was signed by the Chicago Bears. He re-signed with the team on a one-year contract on March 15, 2019.
In 2019, Williams recorded his first career sack against the Denver Broncos on Joe Flacco. In week 4 against the Minnesota Vikings, Williams sacked Kirk Cousins twice and recovered a fumble forced by Khalil Mack in the 16-6 win.
On March 24, 2020, Williams signed a two-year, $10 million contract with the Detroit Lions.