Players

Nick Williams
WR #15
Height:
5-10
Weight:
184
Age:
26
College:
Connecticut
Hometown:
East Windsor, NJ
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2016 POST):

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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 25 233 9.3 29 2 0 0 -- 0 0 1 0
2016 ATL 2 0 5 59 11.8 19 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2015 ATL 14 0 17 159 9.4 29 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 WAS 5 0 3 15 5 6 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 0
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
14 @LA W 42-14 4 49 12.3 19 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
15 SF W 41-13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 @CAR W 33-16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
17 NO W 38-32 1 10 10 10 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

Transactions

Originally signed as a college free agent by the Washington Redskins on May 2, 2013.
Signed by the Falcons as a free agent on  February 24, 2015.    

2015 (Falcons)

Saw action in 14 games. Caught 17 passes for 159 yards (9.4 yards per catch) with two touchdowns in his first season in Atlanta. Caught a season-high three passes for 43 yards, including the longest play of the game at 24 yards, at Tennessee (10/25). Caught three passes for 16 yards, including his first career touchdown against Minnesota (11/29). Caught a four-yard touchdown pass from QB Matt Ryan at Tampa Bay (12/6). Posted a receiving touchdown in back-to-back games in Weeks 12 & 13.

Transactions

Originally signed as a college free agent by the Washington Redskins on May 2, 2013.
Signed by the Falcons as a free agent on  February 24, 2015.    

2015 (Falcons)

Saw action in 14 games. Caught 17 passes for 159 yards (9.4 yards per catch) with two touchdowns in his first season in Atlanta. Caught a season-high three passes for 43 yards, including the longest play of the game at 24 yards, at Tennessee (10/25). Caught three passes for 16 yards, including his first career touchdown against Minnesota (11/29). Caught a four-yard touchdown pass from QB Matt Ryan at Tampa Bay (12/6). Posted a receiving touchdown in back-to-back games in Weeks 12 & 13.

Career

Has played in 19 career games, five in Washington and 14 in Atlanta, catching 20 passes for 174 yards with two touchdowns. Saw action in five games in 2013, logging 15 yards on three receptions. Also returned nine kickoffs for 188 yards, averaging 20.9 yards per return. Made NFL debut in Week 11 at Philadelphia (11/17). Caught one pass for five yards and also scored the first points of his career on a successful two-point conversion.

College

Appeared in 42 games at UConn from 2009-12. Recorded 43 career receptions for 588 yards and two receiving touchdowns; 11 career rushing attempts for 43 yards and one rushing touchdown. Amassed 2,045 yards on 79 career kick returns with two touchdowns, an average of 25.9 yards per return with a career long of 100 yards. Also had 52 punt returns for 470 yards with two touchdowns and a long of 80 yards. Holds the school record for career kickoff return yards (2,045) and ranks second in yards per return (25.9). He is the only player in UConn histroy with at least two kickoff returns and two punt returns for touchdowns in a career. As a senior in 2012, earned second-team All-Big East honors after finishing with 253 punt return yards and two touchdowns. Had 334 receiving yards and one rushing touchdown. In 2011, appeared in 12 games as the primary kickoff returner for UConn with 37 returns for 920 yards and an average of 24.9 yards per return.
In 2010, finished ranked first in the nation in kickoff returns with a single season record 35.29 yards per return, earning first-team All-Big East honors. Was only the second player in school history to have two kickoff returns for a touchdown in a single season. In 2009, appeared in seven games as a true freshman.

Personal

Attended the Hun School in Princeton, NJ. As a senior in 2008, was named the Trenton Times Player of the Year. Earned all-conference honors on both offense and defense as a junior and senior. As a sophomore, in 2006 earned all-conference honors on defense with 11 interceptions. Was an economics major at UConn.

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