Fred Williams (wide receiver)

Fred Williams (born April 15, 1988) is an American football wide receiver who is a free agent He played college football at St. Cloud State University and attended South Division High School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.[1] He played for the San Jose Sabercats of the Arena Football League from 2011 to 2013. He also was on the Kansas City Chiefs' practice squad off and on from 2013 to 2015.

Fred Williams
Free agent
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1988-04-15) April 15, 1988 (age 33)
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school:Milwaukee (WI) South Division
College:St. Cloud State
Undrafted:2011
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Career Arena statistics
Receptions:155
Receiving yards:1,903
Receiving TDs:33
Return yards:1,201
Return TDs:3
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR · ArenaFan.com

Professional careerEdit

Williams was rated the 234th best wide receiver in the 2011 NFL Draft by NFLDraftScout.com.[2]

San Jose SabercatsEdit

Williams was signed by the San Jose Sabercats on November 17, 2011.[3] He played for the Sabercats during the 2012 and 2013 Arena Football League seasons.[4]

Kansas City ChiefsEdit

Williams signed with the Kansas City Chiefs on December 18, 2013. He was released by the Chiefs on August 30, 2014.[5] He was signed to the Chiefs' practice squad on September 2, 2014.[6] Williams was released by the Chiefs on September 5, 2015 and signed to the team's practice squad on September 6, 2015.[7][8] He was released by the Chiefs on October 1, 2015 and signed to the team's practice squad on October 19, 2015.[9][10] He was released by the Chiefs on October 24 and signed to the practice squad on October 28, 2015.[10] On January 18, 2016, the Chiefs signed Williams to a future/reserve contract.[11] Williams was released by the Chiefs on May 4, 2016.[12]

Los Angeles KISSEdit

On July 7, 2016, Williams was assigned to the Los Angeles KISS.[13]

Washington ValorEdit

On October 14, 2016, Williams was selected by the Washington Valor during the dispersal draft.[14] On February 20, 2017, he was placed on league suspension.[15]

Arizona RattlersEdit

On February 9, 2017, Williams signed with the Arizona Rattlers of the Indoor Football League (IFL).

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Former Husky football player Fred Williams signed by Kansas City Chiefs". scsuhuskies.com. December 18, 2013. Retrieved September 8, 2014.
  2. ^ "Fred Williams". nfldraftscout.com. Archived from the original on August 8, 2017. Retrieved August 7, 2017.CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  3. ^ "Historical Team Transactions". arenafan.com. Archived from the original on March 14, 2015. Retrieved September 8, 2014.
  4. ^ "Fred Williams". thesanjosesabercats.com. Archived from the original on September 10, 2014. Retrieved September 8, 2014.CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  5. ^ Thorman, Joel (August 30, 2014). "Chiefs roster cuts 2014: Tyler Bray to IR, Ryan Succop released". ArrowheadPride.com. Retrieved January 31, 2017.
  6. ^ "Fred Williams". kffl.com. Archived from the original on December 4, 2014. Retrieved September 8, 2014.
  7. ^ Smith, Michael David (September 5, 2015). "Chiefs get down to 53, trade safety Kelcie McCray to Seahawks". profootballtalk.nbcsports.com. Archived from the original on September 6, 2015. Retrieved September 6, 2015.
  8. ^ Teope, Herbie (September 6, 2015). "WR Fred Williams among early signings to Chiefs practice squad". chiefsdigest.com. Archived from the original on September 7, 2015. Retrieved September 6, 2015.
  9. ^ Paylor, Terez A. (October 1, 2015). "Chiefs release Fred Williams, sign Kenny Cook to practice squad". kansascity.com. Archived from the original on October 2, 2015. Retrieved October 1, 2015.
  10. ^ a b "FRED WILLIAMS". foxsports.com. Archived from the original on January 18, 2016. Retrieved October 21, 2015.
  11. ^ "NFL Transactions: Monday 1/18 - NFL Trade Rumors -". NFL Trade Rumors -. Retrieved January 19, 2016.
  12. ^ Teope, Herbie (May 4, 2016). "Chiefs waive WR Fred Williams". chiefsdigest.com. Retrieved May 4, 2016.
  13. ^ "Team Transactions". arenafan.com. Archived from the original on July 12, 2016. Retrieved July 12, 2016.CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  14. ^ "AFL Holds Dispersal Draft". arenafootball.com. October 14, 2016. Archived from the original on October 15, 2016. Retrieved October 15, 2016.CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  15. ^ "Transactions". afldigital.com. Archived from the original on September 17, 2017. Retrieved May 7, 2018.

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