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#15 - Nick Williams

WIDE RECEIVER
Ht: 5-10 Wt: 184
College: Connecticut
Exp: 3rd

Player Information

He was born on November 23, 1990 in Pensacola, FL. He graduated from The Hun School in Princeton, NJ before enrolling at Connecticut. As a true freshman, he appeared in seven games, catching a pair of passes for 18 yards (9.0 avg). He also returned a single kickoff for 36 yards and a punt for one yard. As a sophomore, he appeared in 11 games. He returned 17 kickoffs for 600 yards (35.3 avg) and had two scores, he also returned eight punts for 93 yards (11.6 avg). As a junior, he played in 12 games. He caught 11 passes for 236 yards (21.5 avg) and two touchdowns, while rushing one time for three yards. He also returned 37 kickoffs for 920 yards (24.9 avg) and 22 punts for 123 yards (5.6 avg). As a senior, he started nine of 12 games, catching 30 passes for 334 yards (11.1 avg) and rushing 10 times for 40 yards (4.0 avg). He also returned 24 kickoffs for 489 yards (20.4 avg) and 21 punts for 253 yards (12.0 avg) and two touchdowns. He earned 1st team All-Big East honors as a sophomore return specialist. He earned 2nd team honors as a senior. He also earned All-Big East Academic honors as a sophomore and junior. He was originally signed as an undrafted rookie free agent with the Washington Redskins in 2013.

Career Statistics

  RECEIVING RUSHING
Year Team G GS No. Yds Avg TD Att. Yds TD
2013 WAS 5 0 3 15 5.0 0 0 0 0
2015 ATL 14 0 17 159 9.4 2 0 0 0
2016 ATL 2 0 5 59 11.8 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 21 0 25 233 9.3 2 0 0 0

Other Stats

Fumbles: 2013: 1 fumble, 1 recovery.
Special Teams: 2013: 2 tackles.
Kickoff Returns: 2013: 9 returns for 188 yards (20.9 avg).
Punt Returns: 2013: 1 return for 0 yards.

Transactions

Signed by Washington Redskins on May 2, 2013 ... Cut by Redskins on August 31, 2013 ... Re-signed by Redskins to practice squad on September 3, 2013 ... Promoted by Redskins from practice squad to their active roster on November 12, 2013 ... Cut by Redskins on August 30, 2014 ... Signed by Atlanta Falcons on February 24, 2015 ... Cut by Falcons on September 4, 2016 ... Re-signed by Falcons to their practice squad on September 6, 2016 ... Promoted by Falcons from practice squad to active roster on December 9, 2016.


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