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TRANSACTIONS: Originally drafted by Green Bay in the fifth round (141st overall) of the 2011 draft … Waived on 8/31/13 … Claimed off waivers by Jacksonville on 9/1/13.
PRO: Third-year TE has played in 26 games with two starts … Career totals include nine catches for 70 yards and five special teams tackles … Was a fifth-round draft pick of Green Bay in 2011 where he spent the last two seasons … Was claimed off waivers by the Jaguars on Sept. 1, 2013 … Became first TE in Arkansas history to win the John Mackey Award, an honor given to the nation’s top TE …
2013: Updated stats
2012: Appeared in 13 games with two starts … Also saw action in club’s playoff game … Totaled a career-high seven receptions for 57 yards … Added three special teams tackles … Missed game on 10/14 at HOU with a hamstring injury and was a healthy scratch for two other contests … Had one catch for 11 yards and recorded a special teams tackle on 9/24 at SEA … Made first career start on 10/7 at IND as team opened in three-TE formation. Finished with two catches for 20 yards … Made second career start on 10/28 vs. JAX … Made first career kickoff return on 11/25 at NYG as he caught an intentionally high kick just before halftime and returned it 12 yards … Played a season-high 44 snaps on 12/23 vs. TEN and caught a career-best three passes for 20 yards and added one tackle on special teams … Made postseason debut on 1/5 vs. MIN in NFC Wild Card game and had a special teams tackle …
2011: Played in 13 games as a rookie and had two receptions for 13 yards … Finished with three special teams tackles … Was inactive for three regular season games and the team’s playoff contest against the New York Giants … Made NFL debut on 9/8 vs. NO … Registered first career special teams tackle on 10/2 vs. DEN … Made first career reception on 10/9 at ATL, a seven-yard grab from QB Aaron Rodgers.
COLLEGE: Most productive TE in Arkansas history, finishing with 152 receptions for 1,855 yards … Played in 51 games with 32 starts … As a senior, he became first Razorback TE to win the John Mackey Award, an honor given to the nation’s top TE … Started all 13 games in his final season and led team with 54 receptions for 627 yards and a career-best four TDs … Earned first-team All-SEC honors … Helped school to first BCS bowl bid in school history with an appearance in the Sugar Bowl vs. Ohio State … Appeared in 13 games with nine starts as a junior … Ranked third on the team in catches (32), fourth in receiving yards (411) and added three TDs … Played in 12 games with eight starts as a sophomore and earned first-team All-SEC honors from Associated Press … Became the first Mackey Award semifinalist in school history … Posted career-highs in receptions (61) and receiving yards (723), leading the team in each of those categories … The 61 receptions set a single-season school record for TEs … Named the team MVP by the Little Rock Touchdown Club … Saw action in 13 games with two starts as a freshman … Was named to the SEC All-Freshman Team … Ranked third on the team with an 18.8-yard average on five receptions … Earned a degree in communications.
PERSONAL: Single … Attended Central Arkansas Christian School in North Little Rock, Ark. … Ranked the No. 9 TE in the nation and the No. 4 player in Arkansas by rivals.com … Limited to only eight games as a senior due to an injury, but still recorded 103 tackles, eight sacks and two forced fumbles … Had 51 receptions for 688 yards (13.5 avg.) and eight TDs as a junior … Lettered four years in basketball and two seasons in track … Born in Fort Worth, Texas … Moved to Arkansas with his mother, Vicky, and sisters, Vanessa and Valerie, as they left the family’s home in Dallas to escape an abusive father … Spent time living with his mom and sisters at a battered women’s shelter when they first moved to Arkansas … The adversity he had overcome was recognized when he received the 2010 Disney Spirit Award, which is given to the most inspirational figure in college football … Named to the SEC’s Football Community Service Team in 2010 … Spent time volunteering with the Big Brothers Big Sisters program, local Boys & Girls Clubs and children hospitals in college … Full name: David Edward Williams Jr. … Twitter handle is @dj45williams