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Roydell Williams biography

Date of birth : 1981-03-14
Date of death : -
Birthplace : New Orleans, Louisiana
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-11-23
Credited as : Football player NFL, wide receiver for the Redskins, Super Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Williams played three seasons for the Tennessee Titans from 2005-07. In 2007, Williams started 14 games and tied for the team lead with 55 catches for 719 yards and a team-high four touchdowns before suffering a season-ending ankle injury. For his career, Williams has 84 receptions for 1,139 yards and six touchdowns.

PRO:
* Career totals include 84 catches for 1,139 yards and six touchdowns in 40 games (16 starts).
* Established career highs with 55 receptions, 719 receiving yards and four touchdowns in 2007.

2009 (Redskins)
* Spent training camp with the Redskins before being waived on Aug. 5 with an injury settlement (finger injury).

2008 (Tennessee)
* Spent training camp and preseason with the Titans before being released on August 31, 2008.

2007 (Tennessee)
* Achieved career highs in games played (16), starts (14), receptions (55), yards (719) and touchdowns (four).
* Tied teammate Justin Gage for team lead in receptions, finished second to Gage in receiving yards and led squad in receiving touchdowns.
* Led team in receiving yards six times and led or tied for team lead in receptions four times.
* Finished season on Injured Reserve after injuring ankle during a Wild Card week practice.
* Against Indianapolis (9/16), totaled four receptions for 72 yards, including a 48-yard catch and a one-yard touchdown reception.
* At Houston (10/21), registered first career 100-yard game; totaled team-high 124 yards on five receptions, with two key receptions in final minute of play; with Tennessee trailing 36-35, caught 17-yard pass from Kerry Collins and three plays later added 46-yard grab to set up game-winning field goal.
* Against Houston (12/2), tied for team high with five receptions for 74 yards and hauled in a 43-yard touchdown.
* At Kansas City (12/16), recorded first two-touchdown game of his career, totaling game-high 94 yards and two scores on four receptions; ended opening drive with 16-yard touchdown and added 41-yard touchdown in third quarter against the Chiefs.
* At Indianapolis (12/30), set career high with six receptions for 59 yards.
* Injured right ankle in practice (1/2) and was placed on injured reserve (1/4).

2006 (Tennessee)
* Played in 14 games and posted eight receptions for 121 yards (15.1 avg.).

2005 (Tennessee)
* Before suffering season-ending right wrist dislocation at Indianapolis (12/4), played in 10 games with two starts and totaled 21 receptions for 299 yards with two touchdowns.
* Along with rookie receivers Brandon Jones and Courtney Roby and rookie tight end Bo Scaife, each posted 20 or more receptions, making them first group of four rookies on same team to achieve that since 1968 Buffalo Bills rookie foursome.
* Recorded first touchdown reception of career on eight-yard pass from Steve McNair late in fourth quarter against Jacksonville (11/20).

COLLEGE
* Shattered Tulane and Conference USA career receiving touchdown record by finishing his career with 35 touchdowns and ranks second all-time at Tulane and Conference USA in career receiving yards with 3,207.
* As senior, played in nine of 10 games and broke Tulane’s and Conference USA’s record for career touchdown catches by hauling in 35 touchdowns.
* Became third player in Green Wave history to earn back-to-back first team All-Conference USA honors, while catching 52 passes for 826 yards (14.9 avg.) and 12 touchdowns.
* Played with Redskins quarterback Jason Campbell in the 2005 Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala.
* Voted first team All-Louisiana.
* As redshirt junior, earned first team All-Conference USA and All-Louisiana honors after returning from season-ending ankle injury in 2002.
* Caught 66 receptions for 1,006 yards (15.2 avg.) and nine touchdowns.
* Racked up more than 100 receiving yards in five games.
* As junior, played in three games before fracturing his left leg and receiving medical redshirt.
* As sophomore, started 12 games for the Green Wave and earned second-team All-Conference USA and All-Louisiana.
* Led Conference USA with 11 touchdown catches and made 56 receptions for 886 yards (15.8 avg.).
* As freshman, played in 11 games and was selected to Conference USA All-Freshman Team.
* Finished season with 26 catches for 338 yards (13.0 avg.) and two touchdowns.
* Graduated with degree in organizational information technology in May 2005.

PERSONAL
* Named All-District, All-Metro, All-River Parish, and All-State Blue Chip while at East St. John High School in Reserve, La.
* Senior year caught 53 passes for 1,101 yards and 23 touchdowns.
* All-District in basketball and All-State in baseball.
* Drafted in fifth round by Cincinnati Reds in 2000 Major League Baseball draft.
* Volunteered at Peyton Manning’s summer football camp in his hometown of New Orleans, La.
* Hobbies include fishing and watching movies.
* Williams was given the nickname “Chuck” by his family when he was a child. It stuck, and those closest to him still call him by his nickname.
* Born Roydell Williams on March 14, 1981 in New Orleans.

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