Leonard Williams (American football) Bio, Age, Height, Girlfriend, Net Worth, NFL, Stats

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Leonard Williams Biography

Leonard Austin Williams is a defensive tackle for the National Football League’s New York Giants. In the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft, he was selected by the New York Jets as the sixth overall pick. He attended USC for college football.

Leonard Williams Age

Leonard Williams was born in Bakersfield, California, United States on 20 June 1994. He is 29 years old.

Leonard Williams Height

Leonard stands at a height of 6 ft 5 in/1.96 m tall.

Leonard Williams Weight

Leonard weighs an approximate weight of $137 kg.

Leonard Williams Education

Williams was a two-sport athlete at Mainland High School in Daytona Beach, Florida, where he participated in football and track. He had 103 tackles and 10.5 sacks as a senior, helping Mainland reach the FHSAA 6A state semi-finals, where they were defeated by Miami Central 7-17. The loss was reversed in August 2012, when Miami Central forfeited its entire season due to a transfer violation.  Williams, a four-star recruit according to Rivals.com, was ranked as the fifth-best strongside defensive end recruit in his class.

He started nine of 13 games at defensive tackle as a true freshman in 2012, recording 64 tackles, eight sacks, and an interception. He was titled Pac-12 Defensive Freshman of the Year. Then he got moved from tackle to defensive end as a sophomore in 2013. Further, he was named first-team All-Pac-12 and ESPN All-American after recording 74 tackles and six sacks.

He had 80 tackles and seven sacks as a junior in 2014. He was named Team MVP, first-team All-Pac-12, and an American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) and ESPN All-American. Williams announced after his junior season that he would forego his senior year and enter the 2015 NFL Draft.

Leonard Williams Family

Leonard’s parents are Clenon Williams and Aviva Russek. He is the youngest of four siblings. Natasha is one of his siblings, and Andre Williams is his brother. His other family members are unknown at this time.

Leonard Williams Girlfriend

Leana is his daughter’s name. The identity of his daughter’s mother is unknown.

Leonard Williams Salary

Leonard annually pockets a salary of $21,000,000.

Leonard Williams Net Worth

Leonard’s accumulated net worth ranges between $1 million- $5 million.

Leonard Williams Contract

Leonard Williams agreed to terms with the New York Giants on a three-year, $63,000,000 contract that included a $22,500,000 signing bonus, $45,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $21,000,000. He will earn a base salary of $1,120,000 and a restructure bonus of $17,880,000 in 2022 while carrying a $15,380,000 cap hit and a dead cap value of $35,600,000.

Leonard Williams Career

Williams made his professional debut on August 11, 2015, against the Detroit Lions in the first preseason game without recording a stat. He had four tackles in his second preseason game against the Atlanta Falcons on August 21, 2015, including a sack of T. J. Yates in the endzone for a safety. He left his third preseason game against the interleague rival New York Giants on August 29, 2015, with an apparent knee injury. X-rays and MRIs both came back negative, indicating no ligament damage. On September 7, 2015, his jersey number was changed from #62 to #92. He had 5 tackles in his regular season debut against the Cleveland Browns on September 13, 2015.

He recorded his first sack in a Giants-Jets rivalry game on December 6, 2015. Williams had 63 tackles and three sacks in 16 games as a rookie in 2015. Moreover, he had 2.5 sacks in his first career multi-sack game against the Cincinnati Bengals on September 11, 2016. Despite combining for six sacks, the Jets fell 23-22. He had 7 sacks on the season and was named a first-team alternate for the 2017 Pro Bowl in recognition of his outstanding performance. Williams started all 16 games in 2017, compiling a career-low 47 tackles and two sacks.

On April 11, 2018, the Jets exercised Williams’ fifth-year option. He was disqualified for the first time in his NFL career during Week 16 against the Green Bay Packers after punching Bryan Bulaga. This was one of 16 penalties as the Jets lost 44-38 in overtime.[26] On December 29, Williams was fined $43,449 for his actions, which included a hit on Aaron Rodgers.

Leonard Williams Stats

2022 Defensive

                                  TOT SOLO AST SACK FF FR YDS INT YDS AVG TD LNG PD STF STFYDS KB
Regular Season               26 16 10 1.5 1 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 2 0 0
Projected                           49 30 19 2.8 2 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 3.8 0 0
Last 5 Games                   21 12 9 1.5 1 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 2 0 0
Career                             430 213 217 37 6 3 0 1 6 6.0 0 6 9 41 48 0

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