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Keiland Williams
RB #34
Height:
5-11
Weight:
230
Age:
27
College:
Louisiana State
Hometown:
Lafayette, La.
Experience:
3

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Biography

TRANSACTIONS:Claimed off waivers by the Detroit Lions on September 4, 2011.

  • Released by the Washington Redskins on September 3, 2011.
  • Signed as a free agent by the Redskins on April 29, 2010.


  • Rushed for 261 yards on 65 carries and three touchdowns.
  • Caught 39 passes for 309 yards and two touchdowns.

2011: Signed with the Lions on September 4. Has 58 carries for 195 yards and 2 TD on the ground this year.

  • Inactive in season opener at Tampa Bay (9/11).
  • Got his first game-action since joining the Lions in home opener vs. Kansas City (9/18). Carried the ball 9 times for 25 yards, including a 1-yard touchdown with 8:46 remaining in the game.
  • Split carries with RB Maurice Morris vs. Atlanta (10/23). Finished with 9 for 44 yards (4.9 avg).
  • Again sharing the load with RB Maurice Morris, he finished with 25 yards on 11 carries and 1 reception for 5 yards at Denver (10/30).
  • Scored on a 16-yard touchdown run early in the fourth quarter vs. Green Bay (11/24). It was his second rushing touchdown of the season.
COLLEGE: Four-year letterman who played in 47 games with three starts at LSU.
  • 1,699 career rushing yards and 17 touchdowns. 28 receptions for 273 yards with two touchdowns.
  • Ranked second on the team in rushing with 368 yards and four touchdowns during his senior season.
  • Made his second career start against Louisiana Tech and carried the ball 15 times for a season-high 116 yards and two touchdowns.
  • As a junior, ranked second on the team in rushing (417 yards).
  • Registered his first career 100-yard rushing game (107) against Notre Dame in the Allstate Sugar Bowl as a freshman.

PERSONAL: Attended Northside High School in Lafayette for three years before transferring to Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, Va.

  • Became the first running back in school history to rush for more than 1,000 yards at Hargrave.
  • Named the offensive MVP of Class 4A in Louisiana in 2004.

WILLIAMS' SINGLE-GAME BESTS:

  • Receptions: 6 at Ten. 11/21/10
  • Receiving Yards: 60 vs. TB 12/12/10
  • Long Reception: 36 vs. TB 12/12/10
  • Receiving Touchdowns: 1 (twice) Last vs. Phi 11/15/10
  • Rushing Attempts: 23 at Ten 11/21/10
  • Rushing Yards: 89 vs. Phi 11/15/10
  • Long Rush 32 vs. Phi 11/15/10
  • Rushing Touchdowns: 2 vs. Phi 11/15/10

Recent Articles

Recent Videos

  • Williams on his performance against Cleveland

    (0:34) Posted Aug 10, 2012

    RB Keiland Williams talks about the importance of being balanced on offense.

  • Williams runs in five yards for the score

    (00:15:28) By NFL.com - Posted Aug 10, 2012

    Detroit Lions running back Keiland Williams falls into the end zone for a touchdown in the first quarter.

  • Williams 16-yard TD

    (00:31:03) By NFL.com - Posted Nov 24, 2011

    Lions RB Keiland Williams bursts for a 16-yard touchdown early in the fourth quarter to give Detroit their first score of the day.

  • Williams 1-yard TD run

    (00:25:06) By NFL.com - Posted Sep 18, 2011

    Lions back up RB Keiland Williams put the final nail in the coffin by scoring late in the fourth quarter.

  • Locker Room Video: 9-5-11

    (2:23) Posted Sep 5, 2011

    Watch RB Keiland Williams and G Jacques McClendon talk about coming to Detroit.