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Carroll Williams (Canadian football)

Carroll Williams
Place of birth Miami, Florida
Career information
CFL status International
Position(s) QB
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg)
College Xavier
High school Miami (FL) Archbishop Curley
Career history
As player
1967-1969 Montreal Alouettes
1970 BC Lions

Carroll Williams is a former American football quarterback who played four seasons in the Canadian Football League with the Montreal Alouettes and BC Lions. He played college football at Xavier University and attended Archbishop Curley High School in Miami, Florida.

Contents

  • Early years 1
  • College career 2
  • Professional career 3
    • Montreal Alouettes 3.1
    • BC Lions 3.2
  • Personal life 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Early years

Williams played high school football and basketball for the Archbishop Curley High School Knights. He was the first African-American to enroll at the school.[1]

College career

Williams played for the Xavier Musketeers from 1963 to 1966. He became starting quarterback for the Musketeers midway though his sophomore year in 1964.[2] He was selected to the All-Catholic All-American Team and chosen as the 1965 Catholic College Player of the Year (The Brooklyn Tablet) after his junior year in 1965. Williams was also played in the North-South Mahi Shiner's All Star Football Game in Miami, Florida after his sneeior year in 1966.[1] He was inducted into the Xavier Athletic Hall of Fame in 1982.[3] He recorded career totals of 4,000 yards on 33 passing touchdowns and also scored ten rushing touchdowns during his college career.[4]

Professional career

Montreal Alouettes

Williams played for the Montreal Alouettes from 1967 to 1969. He lost the starting quarterback job to Sonny Wade in 1969.[3]

BC Lions

Williams played for the BC Lions in 1970.[3]

Personal life

Williams worked in education after his playing career.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c "Carroll Williams Bio". thevictorycoach.com. Retrieved May 8, 2015. 
  2. ^ "CARROLL E. WILLIAMS". goxavier.com. Retrieved May 8, 2015. 
  3. ^ a b c "Carroll Williams". cflapedia.com. Retrieved May 8, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Carroll Williams". sports-reference.com/. Retrieved May 8, 2015. 

External links

  • Just Sports Stats
  • College stats
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