Bernard Williams (gridiron football)

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Bernard Williams
No. 74
Position:Offensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1972-07-18) July 18, 1972 (age 47)
Memphis, Tennessee
Height:6 ft 9.5 in (2.07 m)
Weight:317 lb (144 kg)
Career information
High school:Memphis (TN) Hamilton
College:Georgia
NFL Draft:1994 / Round: 1 / Pick: 14
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Bennie Bernard Williams (born July 18, 1972) is a former American and Canadian football offensive tackle. Williams was the Philadelphia Eagles' first round draft pick in the 1994 NFL Draft[1] and started all 16 games for the Eagles in 1994. He was named to the NFL's All-Rookie team that season.

Williams tested positive for marijuana several times, and he never played in the NFL after his rookie season.[2] After his rookie season, Williams was suspended from the NFL and never applied for reinstatement.[3]

He would later play for the XFL's Memphis Maniax, the AFL's Detroit Fury and the CFL's BC Lions and Toronto Argonauts.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SPORTS PEOPLE: FOOTBALL; Eagles' Pick in Police Dispute". The New York Times. The New York Times Company. 12 July 1994. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  2. ^ "PRO FOOTBALL; Eagle Lineman's Drug Use Will Cost Him Six Games". The New York Times. The New York Times. 25 July 1995. Retrieved 15 April 2017.
  3. ^ http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v01/n604/a09.html?5587

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