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Maxx Williams
TE #87
Height:
6-4
Weight:
257
Age:
23
College:
Minnesota
Hometown:
Waconia, MN
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2016):

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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 32 268 8.4 28 1 0 0 -- 0 0 1 0
2016 BAL 4 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2015 BAL 14 7 32 268 8.4 28 1 -- -- -- -- -- 1 0
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 BUF W 13-7 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 @CLE W 25-20 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @JAX W 19-17 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 OAK L 27-28 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

Download 2011 Bio Update

— Key Transactions —

  • Selected by the Ravens in the second round (55th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft...Declared for the 2015 NFL Draft after his redshirt sophomore season

— Career Highlights —

  • In 2015, broke rookie franchise records for receptions (32) and receiving yards (268) by a tight end for the NFL’s No. 8 passing attack (266.9 ypg), which gained a single-season franchise-record 4,271 net passing yards
  • Recorded career highs with 6 catches and 53 receiving yards at Cin. (1/3/16)...Secured his first-career TD reception vs. Jax. (11/15/15)

— Personal —

  • Father, Brian, lettered at Minnesota from 1986-88 and was then drafted by and played for the New York Giants (O-line) from 1989-99
  • Grandfather, Bob, was an All-American QB at Notre Dame…He was selected No. 2 overall by the Bears in the 1951 draft and went on to play three seasons (1951-52 and 1955) for Chicago…A graduate of Loyola Blakefield (Towson, MD) HS in 1949, Bob was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1988
  • Maxx’s mother, Rochelle, played volleyball at Minnesota from 1984-87 and received the Big Ten Medal of Honor in 1988...His uncle, Ron, played football for the Gophers and played two seasons of professional football for Barcelona in the World League of American Football

— Season Recaps —

2015: (Baltimore Ravens – 14/7)

  • Broke Ravens rookie tight end franchise records in receptions (32) and receiving yards (268) for the league’s No. 8 passing attack (266.9 ypg), which gained a single-season franchise-record 4,271 net passing yards
  • Registered career highs with 6 receptions and 53 receiving yards at Cin. (1/3/16)
  • Secured 4 catches for 40 yards and his first-career TD vs. Jax. (11/15)…Part of the third tight end duo (w/ Crockett Gillmore) in team history to score a TD catch in a game
  • Posted 44 yards on 3 receptions, including a 28-yard career-long catch, vs. Cin. (9/27)

— College —

  • Played in 25 games (17 starts), posting 61 receptions for 986 yards and 13 TDs (10th in school history)...Earned multiple first-team and second-team All-American honors, first-team All-Big Ten accolades and Kwalick Clark Big Ten TE of the Year honors in 2014
  • Received the College Football Performance Awards Tight End Trophy and was tabbed a John Mackey Award finalist after posting team highs in catches (36), receiving yards (569) and receiving TDs (8) in 2014...His 569 receiving yards and 8 TDs are single-season school records by a TE

— High School —

  • Prepped at Waconia (MN) HS...Threw for 784 yards and 8 TDs, rushed 120 times for 902 yards and 13 TDs and posted 80 tackles and 2 INTs as a senior in 2011...Earned All-State honors as a punter in 2010

Download 2011 Bio UpdateTRANSACTIONS

Maxx Williams was selected by the Ravens in the second round (55th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft...The Ravens traded their 58th pick in the second round and their 158th pick in the fifth round to Arizona in exchange for the 55th choice...Declared for the 2015 NFL Draft after his redshirt sophomore season.

COLLEGE HONORS

  • First-team All-American by The Sporting News, Football Writers Association of America and Phil Steele (2014)
  • Second-team All-American by the Associated Press, Walter Camp and CBS Sports (2014)
  • First-team All-Big Ten by the coaches and media (2014)
  • Kwalick Clark Big Ten Tight End of the Year (2014)
  • College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) Tight End Trophy (2014)
  • John Mackey Award finalist as the nation’s top TE, becoming only the third sophomore ever to be a finalist (2014)
  • Academic All-Big Ten (2013-14)
  • First-team Capital One Academic All-American (2014)

COLLEGE CAREER

  • Played in 25 career games (17 starts), posting 61 receptions (seventh in school history by a TE) for 986 yards (third all time in school history for a TE) and 13 TDs (10th in school history for any player)
  • Scored 5 TDs as a freshman in 2013 and 8 as a sophomore in 2014...The 8 scores are a single-season record by a Minnesota TE and the most ever by a Gophers’ sophomore

2014: (12/10) Earned several All-American accolades and first-team All-Big Ten honors after posting team highs in catches (36), receiving yards (569) and receiving TDs (8)... Was named the Big Ten’s Tight End of the Year and was also a finalist for the John Mackey Award, given to the nation’s top TE...His 569 receiving yards and 8 receiving TDs are single-season records by a Minnesota TE

  • Recorded career highs in receptions (7) and receiving yards (98), scoring 1 TD vs. Missouri in the Citrus Bowl
  • Caught 5 passes, including a career-high 3 TDs, for 46 yards against Iowa...Became the 12th Gopher ever to catch 3 TD passes in one game and the first TE to accomplish the feat since Ben Utecht did at Louisiana- Lafayette in 2002
  • Made 3 catches for 22 yards and 1 TD against Purdue
  • Tallied 2 receptions for 64 yards, including a career-long 52-yard catch, against Northwestern
  • Caught 4 passes for 51 yards and 1 TD at Michigan, en route to being named John Mackey Tight End of the Week

2013: (13/7) Led the team in receiving yards (417) and tied for the team lead in receptions (25) and receiving TDs (5)... Shared Minnesota’s Outstanding Offensive Freshman of the Year honors (WR Donovahn Jones) and was named to Athlon’s Freshman All-America third team

  • Had 5 catches for 76 yards and 1 TD against Syracuse
  • Caught 4 passes, including a game-winning 50-yard TD, for 78 yards at Indiana
  • Made 5 receptions for 54 yards and 1 TD at Michigan
  • Made his collegiate debut, starting against UNLV and catching his first-career pass, which was a 10-yard TD

2012: (0/0) Redshirted his true freshman season at Minnesota

HIGH SCHOOL, PERSONAL: Prepped at Waconia (MN) HS, where as a senior, Rivals.com ranked him the No. 7 player in Minnesota and Scout.com the No. 48 TE in the nation...Played in Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl as a punter, but also saw action at TE, catching a TD pass...Passed for 784 yards and 8 TDs as a QB in 2011, while rushing 120 times for 902 yards and 13 scores...Also recorded 80 tackles and 2 INTs that season...Earned All-State honors as a punter in 2010...Father, Brian, lettered at Minnesota from 1986-88 and was then drafted by and played for the New York Giants (O-line) from 1989-99...Grandfather, Bob, was an All-American QB at Notre Dame…He was selected No. 2 overall by the Bears in the 1951 draft and went on to play three seasons (1951-52 and 1955) for Chicago…A graduate of Loyola Blakefield (Towson, MD) HS in 1949, Bob was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1988....Maxx’s mother, Rochelle, played volleyball at Minnesota from 1984-87 and received the Big Ten Medal of Honor in 1988...His uncle, Ron, played football for the Gophers and played two seasons of professional football for Barcelona in the World League of American Football...Majored in communication studies.

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