Jamaal Williams studied at Fontana, California’s Summit High School. He participated in high school football there with the Sky Hawks. Jamaal Malik Williams is his full name. He was born on April 3, 1995. The Green Bay Packers selected him in the fourth round of the 2017 NFL Draft.
Jamaal Williams college career
Williams played at BYU from 2012 to 2016. He made his collegiate debut with 15 rushing yards in the win over Washington State.
On September 15, against Utah, he had his first collegiate rushing touchdown. On September 28, against Hawaii, he had 155 rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns. On October 13, against Oregon State, he added two more rushing touchdowns.
Jamaal Williams professional career
The Green Bay Packers selected Williams with the 134th overall pick in the fourth round of the 2017 NFL Draft. He was taken in the 13th round of the running back draft that year.
On June 1st, 2017, he was given a contract as a rookie. Williams recorded two rushes for nine yards on September 10, 2017, in his NFL debut, helping his team defeat the Seattle Seahawks 17-9.
He scored the first running touchdown of his career in Week 9 against the Detroit Lions. On December 3, he rushed for 113 yards and a score against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He ended his first season with a total of 25 receptions, 262 receiving yards, two receiving touchdowns, 556 running yards and four rushing scores.
Williams agreed to a two-year deal with the Detroit Lions on March 19, 2021. He accumulated 110 scrimmage yards in the Lions’ 41-33 loss to the San Francisco 49ers in the regular season’s opening game of 2021.
On November 25, 2021, Williams ran the ball for the 585th time in his career, shattering the NFL record for the most carries without a fumble previously held by Phillip Lindsay. Williams concluded the 2021 season with 26 receptions for 157 receiving yards, 153 carries for 601 running yards and three rushing touchdowns.
What is Jamaal Williams position?
He is a Running back for his team, the Detroit Lions.
What is Jamaal Williams jersey number?
He wears No. 30 for the Detroit Lions.