DeAngelo Chondon Williams is a former American football running back. He played college football at Memphis, and was drafted by the Carolina Panthers in the first round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He then played for the Pittsburgh Steelers from 2015 to 2016. He is a member of the American Football Hall of Fame and was inducted into the College Football Hall Of Fame in 2012.
About DeAngelo Williams in brief
DeAngelo Chondon Williams is a former American football running back. He played college football at Memphis, and was drafted by the Carolina Panthers in the first round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He then played for the Pittsburgh Steelers from 2015 to 2016. Williams was considered the top running back in the state of Arkansas in 2001. He was named the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 2001 Offensive Player of the Year and was selected to the Associated Press Arkansas Super Team. He still holds the state 4A record in the 100-meter dash with anelectronically-timed 10. 81 seconds. He helped lead Wynne to a second-place finish in the 2001 state track championships. Williams also played for East Carolina University and the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. He is a member of the American Football Hall of Fame and was inducted into the College Football Hall Of Fame in 2012. He also played in the NFL for the Panthers, Steelers, and New Orleans Saints. He has a son, DeAngelo Jr., and a daughter, Lauryn, with former Carolina Panthers star Jonathan Stewart. Williams is married to former Memphis Tigers running back and current Pittsburgh Steelers player Travaris Cadet. Williams has two children, a daughter and a son-in-law, both of whom he has played with at Memphis as well as at East Carolina. He ran for 2,204 yards and 34 touchdowns as a senior in 2001, leading his team to the state championship. He rushed for 939 yards rushing in four playoff games, including 26 carries for 302 yards and six touchdowns against Greenwood.
He had career highs of 135 receiving yards and two receiving touchdowns playing against the Golden Eagles. In the 2003 regular season opener against Tennessee Tech, Williams had 61 rushing yards and one rushing touchdown in the 40–10 victory. He led the team with 684 rushing yards, 103 carries and five rushing touchdowns. After missing the last two regular season games and the New Orleans Bowl in 2004, Williams returned in the opener against Cincinnati, but tore his MCL during the 21–16 victory, ending his season. He ended the season with over 1,400 yards, the most in school history, and leading the nation in all-purpose yards. He broke the school record for single season rushing yards to break the record for attempts in a single season when he had 154 rushing yard and one touchdown on 27 attempts in the 37–7 victory over Louisville. The next week he had a career-high, 195 rushing yards. and two touchdowns, in the 41–9 victory against Tulane. He continued the streak against the Houston Cougars with 120 rushing yards in a 45–14 victory. While playing Louisville, he suffered a knee sprain and was forced to sit out the next week’s contest against Mississippi State. The following week against Mississippi, he recorded 131 rushing yards,. 36 receiving yards, and two rushing touchdowns in the 44–34 victory. Williams continued the record eight consecutive games with at least 100 rushingyards in 41–24 victory.