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Demetrius Williams
No. 87     Baltimore Ravens
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: March 28, 1983 (1983-03-28) (age 26)
Place of birth: Concord, California
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 197 lb (89 kg)
Career information
College: Oregon
NFL Draft: 2006 / Round: 4 / Pick: 111
Debuted in 2006 for the Baltimore Ravens
Career history
 As player:
Roster status: Injured Reserve
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Stats at NFL.com

Demetrius Terrell Williams (born March 28, 1983 in Concord, California) is an American football wide receiver, who currently plays for the NFL's Baltimore Ravens. He was drafted in the fourth round of the 2006 NFL Draft. Williams played college football for the University of Oregon.

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High school

Demetrius Williams was a SuperPrep All-American and was also a unanimous Long Beach Press-Telegram Best in the West selection. He accumulated 34 catches for 829 yards and 15 touchdowns in his senior year, in addition to returning one punt into the end zone. He played his high school ball at perennial national powerhouse, De La Salle.

College career

Demetrius attended the University of Oregon and became one the best receivers in Oregon history. His 162 career receptions tied him for 3rd all time, and his 2,660 yards are 4th all time. Williams' 11 games with 100 or more yards receiving is an Oregon record and his 20 career TD catches are good for 4th all time. He majored in Sociology.

Baltimore Ravens

After initially being projected as a second round pick, Demetrius slipped to the 4th round and was the 111th selection in the draft. After a strong training camp and an impressive pre-season, Williams became the slot receiver for the Ravens.

During the 2006 season, Demetrius caught 22 balls for 396 yards (18.0 avg) and 2 touchdowns. His highlight came in Week 14 against the Cleveland Browns where he caught a 77-yard pass for a touchdown from Kyle Boller that sealed the game and the win for the Ravens. He made his NFL debut at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on September 10. He is still signed by the Baltimore Ravens and came off of a career year in the 2007 season.

As a Raven, Wiliams has garnered the nickname, "Spider-man" for his sticky hands and athletic moves on the field.[1]

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