Chad Williams (wide receiver)

Chad Williams (born October 19, 1994) is an American football wide receiver for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Grambling State. He was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the third round (98th overall) in the 2017 NFL Draft.[1]

Chad Williams
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Williams at Luke Air Force Base in 2018
No. 11 – Indianapolis Colts
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1994-10-19) October 19, 1994 (age 25)
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:204 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school:Baton Rouge (LA) Madison Prep
College:Grambling State
NFL Draft:2017 / Round: 3 / Pick: 98
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Receptions:20
Receiving yards:202
Yards per reception:10.1
Receiving touchdowns:1
Player stats at NFL.com

Professional careerEdit

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
6 ft 0 in
(1.83 m)
207 lb
(94 kg)
4.43 s 1.57 s 2.54 s 4.21 s 7.06 s 35 12 in
(0.90 m)
10 ft 3 in
(3.12 m)
21 reps
All values from Grambling State’s Pro Day.[2]

Arizona CardinalsEdit

The Arizona Cardinals selected Williams in the third round (98th overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft. Williams was the 12th wide receiver drafted in 2017.[3]

On May 18, 2017, the Arizona Cardinals signed Williams to a four-year, $3.17 million contract that includes a signing bonus of $706,288.[4]

2017 season: Rookie yearEdit

On September 17, 2017, in Week 2, Williams had his first career reception, a 15-yard pass from quarterback Carson Palmer, in the 16–13 overtime victory over the Indianapolis Colts.[5]

2018 seasonEdit

In Week 4 of the 2018 season, Williams scored his first professional touchdown on a 22-yard reception from Josh Rosen in the 20–17 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.[6] He finished the season with 17 receptions for 171 yards and one touchdown.

On August 31, 2019, Williams was waived by the Cardinals.[7]

Indianapolis ColtsEdit

On September 2, 2019, Williams was signed to the Indianapolis Colts practice squad.[8] He was promoted to the active roster on December 3, 2019.[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Chaos at Grambling helped push NFL draft sleeper Chad Williams".
  2. ^ "Chad Williams, DS #26 WR, Grambling State". DraftScout.com. Retrieved November 28, 2018.
  3. ^ Odegard, Kyle (April 28, 2017). "Cardinals Grab Wideout Chad Williams In Third". AZCardinals.com.
  4. ^ "Spotrac.com: Chad Williams contract". Spotrac.com. Retrieved November 23, 2018.
  5. ^ "Arizona Cardinals at Indianapolis Colts - September 17th, 2017". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved October 14, 2017.
  6. ^ "FINAL SCORE: 52-yard FG gives Seahawks 20-17 win". USA Today. September 30, 2018. Retrieved October 17, 2018.
  7. ^ Odegard, Kyle (August 31, 2019). "After Cuts, Cardinals Arrive At Initial Roster". AZCardinals.com.
  8. ^ Walker, Andrew (September 2, 2019). "Colts Address Quarterback Depth By Signing Veteran Brian Hoyer; Add Four To Practice Squad". Colts.com.
  9. ^ "Colts Place WR Chester Rogers On IR; Elevate WR Chad Williams To Active Roster". Colts.com. December 3, 2019.

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