Pat Williams

Tackle + Free Agent + Scientist
Born Oct 24, 1972

Patrick "Pat" Williams is an American football defensive tackle who is currently a free agent of the National Football League through the 2011 season. Along with Kevin Williams (no relation), he formed the "Williams Wall. " He was signed by the Buffalo Bills as an undrafted free agent in 1997. He played college football at Texas A&M. Williams is a three-time Pro Bowl selection.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Pat Williams.


1972 Birth Born on October 24, 1972.


1992 19 Years Old After graduating from Wossman High School in Monroe, Louisiana, Williams attended Navarro College, where he was a two-time junior college All-American in 1992 and 1993.


1994 - 1995 2 More Events
1997 24 Years Old Williams went undrafted in the 1997 NFL Draft, and signed with the Buffalo Bills as an undrafted free agent the same year. … Read More
1998 25 Years Old During the 1998–2000 seasons, he was a regular contributor, but did not become a regular starter until the 2001 season.
2000 27 Years Old In 2000, he was named to USA Today’s All-Joe Team, recognizing the NFL’s most "overlooked, ignored and hard-working" players. … Read More


2003 - 2005 3 More Events
2006 33 Years Old As a player for the Vikings, he was selected to his first Pro Bowl in 2006, and followed with consecutive selections in 2007 and 2008.
2007 34 Years Old He was also a second-team All-Pro selection in 2007.
2008 35 Years Old On December 2, 2008, Pat and teammate Kevin Williams were suspended for 4 games by the league for violating its anti-doping policy, for use of a diuretic, which can be used a masking agent for steroid use. … Read More
2009 36 Years Old In the 2009 season, Williams made 44 tackles, 2 sacks, and 2 forced fumbles.
2010 37 Years Old He announced that he might retire after the season, but decided to come back for one more year in 2010. … Read More
2011 38 Years Old On March 2, 2011, Williams announced that he would not re-sign with the Vikings for the 2011 season. "Everything’s good. … Read More


2013 40 Years Old On April 23, 2013, Pat Williams signed a one-day contract so that he could retire as a Minnesota Viking. … Read More
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