Sam Williams
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Williams in 1959
No. 88, 85
Position:Defensive end,
End
Personal information
Born:(1931-03-09)March 9, 1931
Dansville, Michigan
Died:April 25, 2013(2013-04-25) (aged 82)
Livonia, Michigan
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:235 lb (107 kg)
Career information
High school:Dansville HS
(Dansville, MI)
College:Michigan State
NFL Draft:1956 / Round: 24 / Pick: 288
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games played:119
Games started:83
Interceptions:1
Defensive touchdowns:1
Safeties:1
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Samuel F. Williams[1] (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.[2] Williams played for the Rams (1959), the Detroit Lions (1960–1965), and the Atlanta Falcons (1966–1967).[3] He died in Livonia, Michigan, after a short illness.[4]

References

  1. ^ "Sam Williams". databasefootball.com. Archived from the original on 2007-02-08. Retrieved 2008-06-11.
  2. ^ "Sam Williams". pro-football-reference.com. Retrieved 2008-06-11.
  3. ^ "Sam Williams". nfl.com. Retrieved 2008-06-11.
  4. ^ AP via Yahoo Canada Former Detroit Lions defender Sam Williams dies[permanent dead link]