John Alan Williams is a former American football running back in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys, Seattle Seahawks, New Orleans Saints and Indianapolis Colts. He also was a member of the Michigan Panthers and Oakland Invaders in the United States Football League. He played college football at the University of Wisconsin.
John Nelson Williams (born 11 May 1968) is an English former professional footballer who played as a forward from 1990 until 2009. He notably played in the Premier League for Coventry City. He played in the Football League for Swansea City, Notts County, Stoke City, Wycombe Wanderers, Hereford United, Walsall, Exeter City, Cardiff City, York City and Darlington, as well as in Non-league for Cradley Town, Kidderminster Harriers, Bath City, Redditch United, Evesham United, Weston-super-Mare, ...
- 11 May 1968 (age 52)
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- Birmingham, England
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William John Williams is an English former football centre back. He made 350 league appearances in a 15-year career in the English Football League, scoring 25 goals. He began his career at Tranmere Rovers, playing 201 games in all competitions between 1978 and July 1985, when he made a £12,000 move to Port Vale. He helped the "Valiants" to promotion out of the Fourth Division in 1985–86, before being sold on to Bournemouth for £30,000 in December 1986. He helped the "Cherries" to the...
After playing as an amateur Williams signed for Tranmere Rovers in 1979 under the stewardship of John King. However, he established himself as a regular under Bryan Hamilton during the 1980–81 season, as the club were forced to apply for re-election. They rose to 11th in 1981–82, dropping to 19th in 1982–83, two places and one point above the re-election zone. The "Superwhites" rose to 10th in 1983–84, before a sixth-place finish in 1984–85, two places and nine points behind ...
By November 2008, Williams was working for BBC Radio Solent as a summariser/co-commentator for Bournemouth matches.
- 3 October 1960 (age 60)
- 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
- William John Williams
- Liverpool, England
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John L. Williams is an American former college and professional football player who was a running back in the National Football League for ten seasons during the 1980s and 1990s. Williams played college football for the University of Florida. A first-round pick in the 1986 NFL Draft, he played professionally for the Seattle Seahawks and the Pittsburgh Steelers of the NFL.
Williams was born in Palatka, Florida in 1964. He attended Palatka High School, where he was a standout high school football running back in the wishbone offense of the Palatka Panthers. Williams rushed for 3,449 yards and fifty-nine touchdowns, including 1,738 yards as a senior. The Panthers finished undefeated and won the Florida Class 3A championship. In 2007, twenty-five years after he graduated from high school, the Florida High School Athletic Association recognized Williams as one of the
Williams accepted an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, where he was a fullback for coach Charley Pell and coach Galen Hall's Florida Gators football teams from 1982 to 1985. Williams usually shared the backfield with tailback Neal Anderson, behind the blocking of the Gators' outstanding offensive line known as "The Great Wall of Florida." The Gators finished with identical 9–1–1 records in 1984 and 1985, and best-in-the-conference records ...
Williams was selected by the Seattle Seahawks in the first round of the 1986 NFL Draft, and played for the Seahawks for eight seasons from 1986 to 1993. He was selected to the Pro Bowl in 1990 and 1991. Williams played his final two seasons for the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1994 and 1995, and his last NFL game was Super Bowl XXX in which the Steelers lost to the Dallas Cowboys. During his ten-year professional career, Williams played in 149 regular season games, started in 135 of them, and had 1,24
John "Twiggy" Williams (born September 19, 1942) was a Canadian football player who played for the Calgary Stampeders, Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Edmonton Eskimos and Toronto Argonauts. He won the Grey Cup with Hamilton in 1972. Williams played college football at the University of New Mexico. His son, John Williams also played in the CFL.
John McKay Williams (October 27, 1945 – July 8, 2012) was a National Football League offensive lineman from 1968 through 1979. During that span he appeared in three Super Bowls: Super Bowl III and Super Bowl V for the Baltimore Colts; and Super Bowl XIV for the Los Angeles Rams.
John Williams (chairman) John Williams is an English football chairman. Who was most recently Chairman of West Bromwich Albion F.C . Williams previously served as chairman and chief executive of Blackburn Rovers F.C., having been appointed to the board in 1997 and then promoted to chairman/chief executive in 1998 by the club's then owner Jack Walker.
John Towner Williams was born on February 8, 1932, in Flushing, Queens, New York City, to Esther (née Towner) and Johnny Williams, a jazz drummer and percussionist who played with the Raymond Scott Quintet. Williams said of his lineage: "My father was a Maine man—we were very close.
John Williams (rugby league, born 1907) (1907–?), rugby league footballer of the 1930s for Wales and Rochdale Hornets J. J. Williams (rugby union) (born 1948), Wales international rugby union winger
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