PRO: Claimed by the Lions in 2009 from Denver after spending the first seven games of the season with the Broncos. Is competing for a spot in the Lions’ secondary.
2009: Claimed from the Broncos November 10 after playing through the first seven games of the season with Denver. Played in one game for the Lions but a knee injury forced him out for the remainder of the season.
2008:Selected by the Broncos in the fourth round (119th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft, Williams played 14 games (0 starts) as a rookie and had nine tackles (all solo) on defense.
COLLEGE: Williams totaled 245 tackles (167 solo), 13 interceptions (209 yards), three sacks (26 yards), 25 pass breakups, seven forced fumbles and seven fumble recoveries in 44 career games (37 starts) at Kent State University.
PERSONAL: Williams received all-state honors as a senior at Booker T. Washington High School in Norfolk, Va.
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