2 results for tag: John L. Williams


A Visit with John L. Williams

Taken as the 15th pick by the Seahawks in the first round of the 1986 NFL Draft, Williams would quickly show he was a fullback who could do a lot more than just block. In his eight seasons with the Seahawks (1986 - 1993), he would total 17 rushing TDs and 16 receiving TDs. Williams was also a Pro Bowl selection in 1990 and 1991.

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John L. Williams – Changing It Up

November 1, 2011 By Scott M. Johnson While John L. Williams was a wishbone tailback at Palatka High School in Palatka, Fla., no one would have guessed that he would develop into one of the best three-dimensional backs in NFL history. He had plenty of opportunities to run the ball in high school, but rarely was he asked to block anyone or catch a pass out of the backfield. "In four years of high school," Williams mused, "I probably caught 20 passes." During his days as a fullback for the Seattle Seahawks, Williams was known to catch that many passes in the span of two games. As he once promised fellow dual-threat running backs Thurman ...

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