Even though Mike Williams was only introduced to the National Football League in 2017, and it is still early to count him out, we just have to specify that the wide receiver’s rookie season wasn’t spectacular; if anything, it was a disappointing beginning for us, him, and everyone who could not wait to have him blaze for the Bolts.
But then, it would be difficult for a fair-minded observer to fault Williams for the lost season. A lower back injury denied him the extensive preparatory training he would have received, he missed the entire training camp, the first six games, and only got to debut in Week 6. Keeping these factors in view, it is quite remarkable he finished the season with 11 receptions and 95 receiving yards.
Thankfully, Mike would not be dragged down by his ordinary start in the league. According to the Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver, he’s totally super-ready for the 2018 season and is looking forward to proving his worth. This chap talked about dominating the season, he’s confident of his abilities and has no doubts about redeeming himself. “…I know who I am and what I can be,” he said.
Well, it is pointless to doubt Mike, after all, he was the 7th overall pick of 2017’s NFL Draft. We can only keep up with him to see for ourselves how he’d fare. While at that, here are the things one ought to know about him.
Mike Williams Biography
Albeit you will have a hard time getting the details of Mike William’s family background, it is pretty easy to authenticate his age and place of birth. As widely held, Williams has a rich prospect in his chosen profession because of his young age. Per records, he was born on the 4th of October and in the year 1994.
Michael Williams was born in Vance, South Carolina which was equally where he spent a good number of his early years. When it was time for high school, he became a student of Lake Marion High School & Technology Center located in Santee, South Carolina. Partaking in various sporting activities of the school, Mike showed that he was athletically inclined.
He would later prioritize football and excelled in the game. This earned him some attention, ultimately inspiring him to intensify his pursuit of a professional footballing career. Meanwhile, he didn’t abandon his education as he earned for himself a degree in sociology.
Facts You Need To Know About Him
1. His Rise To Fame
Irrespective of the fact that Mike Williams’ passion for the American football has been traced to his high school days, it was only during his college career that he began to enjoy a significant public attention.
He blazed for the Clemson Tigers of Clemson University from 2013 until he joined NFL in 2017. Starting out with 3 touchdowns and 20 receptions for 316 yards as a freshman, he finished his sophomore year with 6 touchdowns and 57 receptions for 1,030 yards. Mike got better through the years and this, in January 2017, encouraged him to announce his decision to forsake his senior year so as to avail himself for the year’s NFL Draft.
2. Highlights and Awards
As at the time of this report, this wide receiver could only brag about a handful of attainments in football. Thus far, the most prestigious of his accomplishments in the profession include his emergence as one of the members of 2016’s First-team All-ACC (Atlantic Coast Conference). 2016 was equally the year he became a College Football Playoff (CFP) national champion.
3. Mike’s NFL Career Stats
This chap joined the Bolts in 2017 and because of an injury, he barely got to play in 10 games, starting in only one. Of course, this affected his stats, he was only able to pull off 11 catches for 95 yards.
4. Salary and Net Worth
In view of the fact that Mike Williams finished his college career with the Clemson Tigers as one of the most decorated wide receivers in its history, it is hardly surprising that the Chargers drafted him in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft with the seventh overall pick. He soon inked a four-year deal worth $19.74 million with the team and it came with a massive $12.50 million signing bonus.
5. Height, Weight, and Body Measurements
Mike has the physical attributes of a typical American footballer. The big-bodied wide receiver has always been complimented for his strength and huge hands. His height is equally perfect for the game as he stands 6 feet 4 inches tall. Williams weighs 220 lb, the size of his hand is 9 3⁄8 in (0.24 m), and his arm length – 33 3⁄8 in (0.85 m). Other details of his body measurements are yet to be verified.