Genos Derwin "D.J." Williams, Jr.
(born July 20, 1982 in Sacramento, California
), more commonly known as D.J. Williams, is an American football linebacker
for the Denver Broncos
of the National Football League
. He played college football
at the University of Miami
On November 12, 2010, Williams was arrested for DUI
and may face possible suspension from the league.
High school career
Williams played high school football at California
's De La Salle High School
. He Earned USA Today Defensive Player of the Year honors as a senior and was regarded as the top defensive player nationally. He compiled 130 tackles (87 solo) and rushed for 1,974 yards, six sacks, five forced fumbles, three fumbles recoveries. On offense, he broke the school record for touchdowns in a season with 42 (33 rushing, five receiving, three punt return and one kickoff return).
Williams started his collegiate career at the University of Miami
at fullback due to a logjam at the linebacker position. Although he was used sparingly in his freshman year, he recorded 18 career rushes for 142 yards (7.9 avg.) with two touchdowns while catching 12 passes for 153 yards (11.9 avg.) over his career.<ref... Read More