Facts of Ricky Williams
|Full Name:||Ricky Williams|
|Birth Date:||May 21, 1977|
|Profession:||American former footballer|
|Height:||5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)|
|Net Worth||$19 million|
|Education||University of Texas|
|Kids||Prince Williams, Elijah Williams, Marley Williams, Kekoa Williams and Asha Williams|
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Erick Lynne Williams Jr. aka Ricky Williams was born on 21st May 1977 in San Diego, California, the U.S.A. is an American former footballer. He was one of the renowned names in history football. Williams played 12 seasons in the National Football League (NFL) and one season in the Canadian Football league (CFL). Previously, he was an assistant football coach at the University of the Incarnate Word and currently he is a football analyst for ESPN”s Longhorn Network.
Ricky Williams: Net Worth & Salary
Ricky Williams started his NFL career with New Orleans Saints in 1999. William spends three seasons (1999-2001) with the Saints. He made his NFL debut with ten carries for 40 yards in a 19-10 victory over the Carolina Panthers. As a rookie, he had 884 rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns in 12 games. In 2000, he had 1000 rushing yards and nine rushing touchdowns in 10 games.
The Saints finished the 2000 regular season with a 10-6 record and won the franchise’s first-ever playoff game against the St. Louis Rams. He made 28-15 victory over the Minnesota Vikings, where he had 136 rushing yards and a rushing touchdown to earn NFC Offensive Player of the Week honors.
His 411 rushing yards, two rushing touchdowns, 22 receptions and 157 receiving yards in the month of October earned him NFC Offensive Player of the month. Overall, he rushed for 1245 yards, eighth in the NFL. He caught 60 passes for 511 yards in his last season with the Saints.
Williams switched to the Miami Dolphins on 8th March 2002 for four draft picks, including two first-round picks. In week 12, against the San Diego Chargers, he had 143 rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns to earn AFC Offensive Player of the Week. In another game against the Chicago Bears, he had 216 rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns to earn AFC Offensive Player of the Week honor. Overall, he was the NFL’s leading rusher with 1853 yards, a First-Team All-Pro and a Pro Bowler.
William made his early retirement on 2nd August 2004 and later he officially returned to the Dolphins on 24th July 2005. In his entire career, he ran for a total of 4129 yards and 55 touchdowns and also ran for 2099 yards and 25 touchdowns in a starting season. Later, he started playing for the Texas Longhorns football team at the University of Texas and became the leader of the Division I-A and also holds 20 NCAA records. Currently, he serves as a football analyst for ESPN’s Longhorn Network.
As of 2020, Ricky Williams has an estimated net worth of $19 million and receives an annual salary of $1 million from his NFL career. Ricky played 12 seasons in the National Football League (NFL) and one season in the Canadian Football League (CFL). Furthermore, his NFL career is recorded $24349000, playing 10 seasons long. He owns a lavish mansion in Grass Valley, California.
Ricky Williams: Awards and Achievements
Ricky Williams won Heisman Trophy in 1998. Likewise, he won Walter Camp Award in 1998. He was also awarded the title of AP Player of the Year in 1998. In the same year, 1998, he got Maxwell Award. In addition, he got The Sporting News Player of the Year award in 1998.
He won the “Doak Walker Award” and another award, “Unanimous All-American” awards twice in 1997 & 1998. Also, he has played Big 12 Championship in 1996 with Texas Longhorns. Williams is a Pro Bowl for 2002. He is the First-team All-Pro (2002) and also, a Pro Bowl MVP for 2002. Furthermore, he was the NFL rushing yards leader for 2002.
Ricky Williams: Wiki, Bio, and Age
Ricky Williams was born on 21st May 1977 in San Diego, California, the United States to his parents Sandy Williams (Mother) and Errick Williams (Father). As of 2020, he is 42 years old and belongs to the birth sign Gemini. By nationality, he is an American and holds black ethnicity. As siblings, he has a sister named Cassandra.
Talking about his childhood, his parents divorced when he was only 6 years in 1983. Talking about his education, he attended Patrick Henry High School in San Diego, California for his high schooling education. He was very passionate about sports and games from a very young age. Later, he graduated from the University of Texas with an athletic scholarship.
The football player, Williams has a sportive personality with a height of 5 feet & 10 inches and weighs 104 kg. Speaking of social media accounts he uses Twitter and Instagram. He holds 32.6k followers on Twitter and 112k followers on Instagram.
Ricky Williams: Wife and Kids
When it comes to his personal life, he is a married man. He tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend named Linnea Miron in 2009. It is reported that he is the father of five children named Prince Williams, Elijah Williams, Marley Williams, Kekoa Williams and Asha Williams. There is no rumor about their separation or about an extra-marital relationship. The couple are living a happy married life together with their kids in California, U.S.A.