Greg Williams (American football)

Greg Williams
No. 47
Position: Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1959-08-01) August 1, 1959
Place of birth: Greenville, Mississippi
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight: 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school: Greenville (MS) Christian
College: Mississippi State
Undrafted: 1982
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played: 57
Interceptions: 2
Fumbles recovered: 6
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

Gregory Williams (born August 1, 1959) is a former American football safety in the National Football League (NFL) for the Washington Redskins. He played college football at Mississippi State University.

Early life

Williams was born in Greenville, Mississippi, where he attended and high school football at Greenville Christian School. He then attended and played college football at Mississippi Delta Junior College, before transferring to Mississippi State University in 1979.[1]

Professional career

Williams was signed by the Washington Redskins in 1982 and won Super Bowl XVII with the Redskins that same year.


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