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Antwione Williams
OLB #56
Height:
6-3
Weight:
240
Age:
24
College:
Georgia Southern
Hometown:
Birmingham, AL
Experience:
2
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 27 17 10 0.0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 1
2016 DET 14 3 27 17 10 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1

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BIOGRAPHY

• Reunites with college teammate Jerick McKinnon on the Vikings roster, the two played at Georgia Southern together from 2011-2013.

OFF THE FIELD Earned his degree in psychology...Has 1 brother, Marquis and 1 sister, Jacqueline...Born in Birmingham, Alabama.

PRO Originally drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 5th round (#169 overall) of the 2016 NFL draft...Appeared in 14 games with 3 starts during his rookie season...Cut by the Lions on 9/2/17 as a part of final roster cuts...Signed to the Vikings practice squad on 9/13/17.

• Reunites with college teammate Jerick McKinnon on the Vikings roster, the two played at Georgia Southern together from 2011-2013.

OFF THE FIELD Earned his degree in psychology...Has 1 brother, Marquis and 1 sister, Jacqueline...Born in Birmingham, Alabama.

PRO Originally drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 5th round (#169 overall) of the 2016 NFL draft...Appeared in 14 games with 3 starts during his rookie season...Cut by the Lions on 9/2/17 as a part of final roster cuts...Signed to the Vikings practice squad on 9/13/17.

2017 Signed to the Vikings practice squad on 9/13/17.

2016 Appeared in 14 games with 3 starts as a rookie...Made his NFL debut Week 1 at Indianapolis (9/11), recording 1 special teams tackle...Made his 1st career start in Week 2 vs. Tennessee (9/18) totaling 3 tackles (1 solo) and a TFL...Started at Chicago (10/2) and recorded 2 solo stops...Combined for 2 tackles (1 solo) vs. Washington (10/23)...Registered 2 solo tackles at Houston (10/30)...Recorded 1 tackle and a QBH at Minnesota (11/6)...Totaled 3 solo tackles and a FR vs. Jacksonville (11/20)...Registered 4 tackles vs. Minnesota on Thanksgiving (11/24)...Turned in 2 solo tackles at New Orleans (12/4) in his 3rd start of the season...Inactive Week 17 and in the Wild Card game at Seattle (1/7).

COLLEGE Appeared in 50 games with 31 starts throughout his career at Georgia Southern...Started all 13 games as a senior in 2015 and led the team with 107 tackles...Contributed 10.5 TFL, 4.0 sacks, 3 PD and 4 FF on his way to All-Sun Belt Honorable Mention recognition...Started all 12 games for the 1st time in his career as a junior...Second on the team with 65 tackles, earned All-Sun Belt Honorable Mention honors...Redshirted in 2013 due to injury...Appeared in 14 games as a sophomore, making 3 starts, totaled 32 tackles...Played in 11 games as a true freshman...Made 25 tackles and 1 TFL...Started in the FCS playoff game against Maine.

PREP Attended Lovejoy (Lovejoy, Georgia) High School and was a  2-time All-Region, All-County and All-South Crescent selection... Posted 63 tackles, 3.0 sacks, 4 INTs, 9 PD, 2 blocked kicks and a TD during his career.