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D.J. Williams
TE #48
Height:
6-2
Weight:
245
Age:
29
College:
Arkansas
Hometown:
Little Rock, Ark.
Experience:
4

MILESTONES
NFL debut: 9/8/11 (vs. NO)... First reception: 10/9/11 (at ATL, 7 yards from Aaron Rodgers).

TRANSACTIONS
Selected by the Green Bay Packers in the fifth round (141st overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft... Waived by the Packers on August 31, 2013... Claimed off waivers by the Jacksonville Jaguars on September 1, 2013... Waived by the Jaguars on November 4, 2013... Signed with the New England Patriots on November 27, 2013... Waived by the Patriots on December 4, 2013... Signed with the Patriots on December 9, 2013... Waived by the Patriots on August 21, 2014... Signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on November 25, 2014... Waived by the Buccaneers on December 2, 2014....Signed with the Washington Redskins on August 16, 2015.

MILESTONES
NFL debut: 9/8/11 (vs. NO)... First reception: 10/9/11 (at ATL, 7 yards from Aaron Rodgers).

TRANSACTIONS
Selected by the Green Bay Packers in the fifth round (141st overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft... Waived by the Packers on August 31, 2013... Claimed off waivers by the Jacksonville Jaguars on September 1, 2013... Waived by the Jaguars on November 4, 2013... Signed with the New England Patriots on November 27, 2013... Waived by the Patriots on December 4, 2013... Signed with the Patriots on December 9, 2013... Waived by the Patriots on August 21, 2014... Signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on November 25, 2014... Waived by the Buccaneers on December 2, 2014....Signed with the Washington Redskins on August 16, 2015.

YEAR-BY-YEAR
2014 (PATRIOTS/BUCCANEERS): Spent the offseason with the Patriots before being waived on Aug. 21... Spent a week with the Buccaneers late in the season.

2013 (PACKERS/JAGUARS/PATRIOTS): Attended training camp with Green Bay but was waived prior to the start of the regular season. Claimed by Jacksonville on Sept. 1... Appeared in seven games for the Jaguards with one start, but did not accumulate any offensive statistics... Appeared in two regular season games during two separate stints with New England late in the season. Did not accrue any statistics... Inactive for both playoff games.

2012 (PACKERS): Appeared in 13 games with two starts and also saw action in the club’s playoff game... Totaled a career-high seven receptions for 57 yards and added three special teams tackles... Missed game at HOU (10/14) with a hamstring injury and was a healthy scratch for two other contests... Had one catch for 11 yards and recorded a special teams tackle at SEA (9/24)... Made first career start at IND (10/7) as team opened in three-TE formation. Finished with two catches for 20 yards... Made second career start vs. JAX (10/28)... Recorded first career kickoff return at NYG (11/25) as he caught an intentionally high kick just before halftime and returned it 12 yards... Played a season-high 44 snaps vs. TEN (12/23) and caught a career-best three passes for 20 yards and added one tackle on special teams... Made postseason debut vs. MIN (1/5) in NFC Wild Card game and had a special teams tackle.

2011 (PACKERS): Played in 13 games as a rookie and posted two receptions for 13 yards...Also added three special teams tackles... Inactive for three regular season games and the team’s playoff contest against NYG... Made NFL debut on 9/8 vs. NO... Registered first career special teams tackle vs. DEN (10/2)... Made first career reception at ATL (10/9), a seven-yard grab from Aaron Rodgers.

COLLEGE
Finished his career at Arkansas as the most prolific pass-catching tight end in school history, finishing his career with 152 receptions for 1,855 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns in 51 games with 32 starts... As a senior in 2010, became the first Arkansas player to win the John Mackey Award, given annually to the country’s top tight end. Earned fist-team All-SEC recognition by leading the team with 54 receptions for 627 yards and a career-high four touchdowns, starting all 13 games... Appeared in 13 games with nine starts as a junior and earned second-team All-SEC honors with 32 receptions for 411 yards and three touchdowns... Played 12 games with eight starts as a sophomore and posted career highs with 61 receptions for 723 yards and three touchdowns... Appeared in 13 games with two starts as a freshman and was named to the SEC All-Freshman Team, posting eight receptions for 94 yards.

PERSONAL
Attended Central Arkansas Christian H.S. in North Little Rock, Ark., where he was limited to only eight games as a senior but still recorded 103 tackles, eight sacks and two forced fumbles... Posted 51 receptions for 688 yards (13.5 avg.) and eight touchdowns as a junior... Lettered four years in basketball and two seasons in track... Born in Fort Worth, Texas, but moved to Arkansas with his mother, Vicky, and sisters, Vanessa and Valerie... Spent time living with his mom and sisters at a battered women’s shelter in Arkansas, and the adversity he overcame was recognized when he received the 2010 Disney Spirit Award, given to the most inspirational figure in college football... Named to the SEC’s Football Community Service Team in 2010... Spent time volunteering with the Big Brothers Big Sisters program, local Boys & Girls Clubs and children hospitals in college... Full name: David Edward Williams Jr... Born Sept. 10, 1988.

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