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Trent Williams biography

Date of birth : 1988-07-19
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Longview, Texas
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-11-23
Credited as : Football player NFL, Offensive tackle for the Redskins, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Trent Williams started 39-of-50 games during his Oklahoma career, including 12 at left tackle and 27 on the right side. He was a first-team All-American as a senior in 2009, a third-team All-American as a junior in 2008, and a second-team Freshman All-American in 2006. Last season, Williams earned consensus first-team All-Big 12 Conference honors as he shifted to left tackle (from right tackle)for his final season and allowed just two quarterback sacks. With Williams as the lone returning starter on the offensive line, the Sooners ranked 11th in the nation with an average of 289.23 passing yards per game and 16th nationally in fewest sacks allowed per game (1.15).


* Started 39-of-50 games during his Oklahoma career, including 12 at left tackle and 27 on the right side.
* Was named first-team All-American as a senior in 2009, a third-team All American as a junior in 2008 and a second-team Freshman All-American in 2006.
* Also earned first-team All-America honors by The NFL Draft Report, American Football Coaches Association, Walter Camp Football Foundation, Associated Press, Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Kansas City Star and Waco Herald Tribune as a senior.
* Earned consensus first-team All-Big XII Conference honors after he shifted to left tackle in his final season and allowed just two quarterback sacks.
* Played in 11 games as a senior before sustaining a concussion and did not play against Oklahoma State and Stanford in the Sun Bowl.
* As the lone returning starter along the offensive line as a senior, the Sooners ranked 11th in the nation with an average of 289.23 passing yards per game and 16th nationally in fewest sacks allowed per game (1.150).
* As a junior, started all 14 games, the first contest at left tackle and the remaining 13 games at right tackle.
* Earned All-Big 12 first team honors by the coaches, second team honors by Dallas Morning News and San Antonio Express News and was an honorable mention selection by Associated Press as a junior.
* Allowed just a half-sack and two pressures in 517 pass plays, while being penalized only twice.
* Was an instrumental member of an offensive line that helped Oklahoma finish third in the nation in passing (349.36 ypg), total offense (547.86 ypg) and fewest sacks allowed (0.93 spg), while leading the country in scoring (51.14 ppg).
* As a sophomore, saw action in all 14 games and had seven starts at right tackle.
* Helped the Sooners rank fifth in the nation in scoring (42.29 ppg) and fewest sacks allowed (1.0 spg), while averaging 448.93 yards per game, good for 19th in the country.
* As a freshman, played in 11 games at right tackle and moved into the starting lineup his final six contests.
* Part of the unit that led the Big XII and finished 11th in the nation in fewest sacks allowed per game (1.21).
* Paved the way for a Sooners’ rushing attack to average 177.14 yards per game, while the offense averaged 30.29 points, the 19th-best mark in the country.

PERSONAL
* Attended Longview (Tex.) High School, where he played with current Redskins Malcolm Kelly and Robert Henson.
* Was a unanimous first team All-District selection as a senior.
* Earned first team All-East Texas and second team Texas all-state.
* Played in the Max Emfinger All-Star game.
* Was a second team all-district 12-5A as a junior.
* Considered a three-star recruit by Rivals.com as he was rated the 28th-best offensive guard prospect in the nation and also placed 63rd on its Texas Top 100 squad.
* Runs the 40-yard dash in 4.82 seconds.
* Honored in his hometown of Longview, Texas with “Trent Williams Day” on May 12, 2010 to celebrate his selection in the NFL Draft.
* Parents are Freddie and Veronica Williams.
* Born July 19, 1988 in Longview, Texas.

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