Player Profile and Personal Life
Mike Williams is an American football player with a wide receiver position. His NFL team is the Los Angeles Chargers. In college, he played football at Clemson University.
Williams was the 7th overall in the 2017 National Football League Draft, chosen by the Los Angeles Chargers. He stands 193 cm. tall and weighs 99 kg.
Michael K. Williams joined NFL Combine. However, he only played the bench, broad jump, and vertical. He performed 10, 20, and 40-dash yards at Clemson’s Pro Day. Also, ESPN drafted Williams as the best wide receiver. Pro Football Focus also ranked him second-best and third-best wide receiver by the Sports Illustrated.
|Team||Los Angeles Chargers|
|Height / weight||1.93 m / 99 kg|
|Born||4 Oct 1994|
|Chargers||2017 - present|
Los Angeles Chargers chose Williams with the 7th overall pick in the first round of the NFL draft in 2017. On May 11, 2017, Williams officially signed a $19.74 million worth four-year contract with a $12.50 million signing bonus. He finished his 2017 rookie season with 11 receptions for 9 yards in 10 games and 1 start.
He recorded his first professional touchdown in Week 2 in the 31 to 20 victory versus Buffalo Bills. In a battle against Los Angeles Rams the week after, Williams had 4 receptions for around 81 receiving yards and 2 touchdowns. Williams finished the 2018 season with 43 receptions for 664 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns.
In 2019, Williams successfully recorded 49 receptions for 1,001 receiving yards and 2 receiving touchdowns. In Week 5, Williams recorded 5 catches for 109 yards versus New Orleans Saints. He also recorded during the 30 to 27 overtime loss. Williams recorded his very first career interception in Week 16.
In 2021, Williams had a career-high breakout season with 76 receptions, 129 targets, and 1,146 yards while scoring 9 touchdowns. Williams signed a 3-year contract on March 8, 2022, with the Los Angeles Chargers. The contract extension was worth $60 million.
- 2016-CFP National Champion
- 2016-First team All-ACC