Deangelo Williams Biography
Deangelo Williams is s a former American football running back. He is currently an American professional wrestler, Deangelo he is signed to Impact Wrestling. He was born on 25th April 1983, in Wynne, Arkansas.
His athletic skills immediately became apparent while in High School. Deangelo eventually turned into a football star as well excelled in track and field. Williams later joined the University of Memphis, where he played for the Memphis Tigers football team. He holds the Division I National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) record for 100-yard rushing games (34) and All-purpose yards (7,573). He also ranks sixth on the all-time NCAA rushing list with 6,026 yard. He was named among the Arkansas All-State team in 2001. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette named him their 2001 Offensive Player of the Year and also in the same year, Associated Press named him in the Arkansas Super Team. All of these recognition and more made Williams one of the top running backs in the state of Arkansas. Deangelo led his school to 2nd place overall at the 2001 state championship He was considered the top running back in the state of Arkansas in 2001, having played at Wynne High School in Wynne, Arkansas. He missed most of his sophomore season games with a broken bone in his foot. As a junior, Deangelo gained 1,044 yards rushing and scored 14 touchdowns, making him be named to the Arkansas All-State team in 2000. He was as well Successful, In College, Williams who had his name among the top prospects in the state was recruited by three schools – the universities of Iowa, Arkansas, and Mississippi. However, he later enrolled at the University of Memphis’ Memphis Tigers football team. In college, He impressed greatly throughout his college years, sweeping accolades as he went. For three consecutive years, he was the Conference USA Offensive Player of the Year. He was named to a couple of All-America selections and was a finalist for the coveted Doak Walker Award in 2005.
Williams entered the 2006 NFL Draft and was originally considered to be among the top 10 pick, however, most teams opted for the option of free agency in selecting their running back, thus, Williams would later be selected 27th overall by the Carolina Panthers. After almost a decade with the team, Williams left in March 2015 to join the Pittsburgh Steelers on a two-year contract which expired in 2016. Deangelo made his debut in April 2017. His first Slammiversary XV match which was a tag team match where his performance earned rave reviews. He retired from wrestling in July 2017.
Deangelo Williams Scouting Facts
An inclusion of both speed, elusiveness, patience, and creativity in the open field. Exploits small openings with great cuts and can be gone in a step. A good receiver. Brings a lot of big-play ability and can carry his team when he gets on a roll.
He Plays like a Pro Bowler some games and disappears in others. Not a power back and will go down fairly easily on contact. Undersized, and has some durability concerns.
Deangelo Williams Age
He is 35yrs old, was born on April 25, 1983.
Deangelo Williams Mother
His mother was Sandra Hill, In 2004 Deangelo’s mother was diagnosed with breast cancer.His Mama’s breast cancer went into remission after her double mastectomy in 2004, but it came back in 2010. It was time for her and mother and the family fight again, His mother was discharged from the hospital on may 6th 2014 for hospice care. After ten years battling the illness, she died on 16 May 2014.
Deangelo Williams Wife
Daengelo is married to his college sweetheart, Risalyn Burzynsk they met in college and they got married in in July 2016.
Their Walking Dead–themed wedding was held at the Peabody in Memphis, Tennessee. A huge fan of the AMC horror series, Williams, his bride as well as the bridesmaid and groomsmen were dressed like zombies for the party. the couples have three children
Deangelo Williams Kids – Deangelo Williams Daughter
Deangelo and wife Risalyn have three kids among them a daughter named Rhiya Williams.
Deangelo Williams Family
His mother was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004 and died in May 2014. Four of his aunts have also had breast cancer.
Deangelo Williams Net Worth
Williams has an estimated draft of net worth of $27 million.
Deangelo Williams Awards And Honors
he was named to play in Pro Bowl in 2009, He was honored by the alma mater Memphis with the Honorary Outstanding Young Alumnus award on May 21 at the 36th Distinguished Alumni Awards. Along with amassing a productive NFL career that includes being the Carolina Panthers’ all-time leading rusher, Williams has served as a model citizen off the field,
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