Originally a 6th-round (201st pick overall) draft choice by the Giants in 2021.
- Originally a 6th-round (201st pick overall) draft choice by the Giants in 2021.
- As a rookie in 2021, Williams played in 5 games and had one solo tackle.
- Made his NFL debut vs. Denver (9/12)…Played a career-high 17 defensive snaps and made one tackle vs. Atlanta (9/26)...Tore his right ACL at Dallas (10/10) and spent the rest of the season on injured reserve.
- Williams set an Oklahoma State record with 48 consecutive starts (2017-20), the longest streak among all FBS defensive backs in his senior season…Totaled 168 tackles (137 solo), 5.5 stops for loss, 2 interceptions, 31 passes defensed and one forced fumble…Williams' 31 pass breakups ranked 6th in school history.
- In 2020, Williams started the first 9 games of the season before missing the final 2 in order to rehabilitate an injury and prepare for the NFL Draft…Earned 2nd-team All-Big 12 honors…His 7 pass breakups tied for the team lead…As a junior in 2019, started all 13 games…Ranked 5th on the team with a career-best 58 tackles (48 solo) and also had 6 pass breakups, and 1.5 tackles for loss…In 2018, started 13 games…Led the Cowboys with 2 interceptions and ranked 2nd with 8 pass breakups…Had 49 tackles (40 solo)…As a freshman in 2017, started all 13 games and seldom left the field when the Cowboys were on defense…Collected 44 tackles (36 solo)…His 10 passes broken up ranked 2nd on the team and matched the Oklahoma State freshman record set by Chris Rockins in 1980…Redshirted in 2016.
- Partnered with the STEM Alliance and Children's Village during the 2021 season to provide access to STEM learning opportunities for all children.
- Majored in university studies/business…First name is pronounced roh-DARE-ee-us…Raised in Shreveport, where he attended Calvary Baptist High School and was a teammate of where he played with future FBS players like QB Shea Patterson (Michigan), DB Chanse Sylvie (Oklahoma), WR Shun Brown (Arizona) and his brother, CB Greedy Williams (LSU)…Helped lead Calvary Baptist to back-to-back Division-III state championships in 2013 and 2014…As a junior, tallied 31 tackles, one fumble recovery, 6 pass breakups and 5 interceptions, including 2 he returned for touchdowns)…In his senior season, earned all-district and all-state honors after finishing with 38 tackles and 4 interceptions (2 touchdowns)…Also forced one fumble, returned a kickoff for 46 yards and caught 2 passes for 81 yards…Was also a standout basketball player and competed on the track and field team…Son of Lakesha Williams.
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