DeShawn Williams

DeShawn Williams
No. 69Cincinnati Bengals
Position: Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1992-12-29) December 29, 1992
Place of birth: Central, South Carolina
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 295 lb (134 kg)
Career information
High school: Central (SC) Daniel
College: Clemson
Undrafted: 2015
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at

DeShawn Williams (born December 29, 1992)[1] is an American football defensive tackle for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Clemson.

Professional career

Williams signed with the Bengals as an undrafted free agent on May 8, 2015. He was released by the Bengals on September 5, 2015 during final roster cuts and was signed to the practice squad the next day, where he spent his entire rookie year.[2][3] He signed a reserve/futures contract with the Bengals on January 6, 2016.[4]

He was released by the Bengals on November 26, 2016 but was re-signed two days later.[5][6]


  1. DeShawn Williams  . "DeShawn Williams, DT for the Cincinnati Bengals at". Retrieved 2016-07-29.
  2. Toback, Rebecca (September 5, 2015). "Bengals roster cuts: Bengals 53-man roster 2015". Retrieved November 21, 2016.
  3. Kirkendall, Josh (September 6, 2015). "Cincinnati Bengals 2015 practice squad announced". Retrieved November 21, 2016.
  4. "After passing on Saints, DeShawn Williams bets on Bengals". Retrieved 2016-09-01.
  5. Marcum, Jason (November 26, 2016). "Bengals activate Cedric Peerman, sign Tyler Ott; Derron Smith ruled out vs Ravens".
  6. Toback, Rebecca (November 28, 2016). "Bengals place cornerback Chykie Brown on Injured Reserve".
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