Mike Williams Age, Career, NFL, Family, Salary and Net Worth
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Who is Mike Williams?
Michael K. Williams abbreviated as Mike Williams is a professional American football wide receiver for the Los Angeles Chargers of the NFL (National Football League). While at college, he played college football at Clemson and was drafted by the Chargers 7th overall in the 2017 NFL Draft.
How Old Is Mike Williams?
He is 28 years old as of November 2022, having been born on October 4, 1994, in Holy Hill, South Carolina, U.S. Mike shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Melissa Benoist, Dakota Johnson, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Alicia Silverstone, and many more.
Mike Williams Family
Who are Mike Williams’s Parents and Siblings?
His secretive nature has shown up in his personal life. He has managed to keep his family background very private. In case there is news regarding his parents and siblings, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Mike Williams Education
He received his high school education at Lake Marion High School & Technology Centre. After high school, he attended Clemson University where he completed his bachelor’s degree in sociology in December 2016.
Mike Williams Marital Status
News on the internet shows that he is currently single as of November 2022.
Mike Williams Kids
He does not have any kids as of November 2022. In case there is new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Mike Williams Career
A High School Career
He played football at Lake Marion High School & Technology Center. As a junior, he had 66 receptions for 1,296 yards and 11 touchdowns. And as a senior, he had 60 receptions for 1,395 yards and 10 touchdowns. He was then rated as a four-star recruit by Rivals.com. And he then went on to commit to Clemson University to play college football.
A College Career
In 2013 as a true freshman, he played in all 13 games, making three starts. He then finished with 20 receptions for 316 yards and three touchdowns. In 2014, he returned as a starter in his sophomore year. Overall, he finished the year with 57 receptions for 1,030 yards and six touchdowns. The following year, in the first game of the season against the Wofford Terriers, he fractured a bone in his neck after colliding with the goal just post just as he was catching a touchdown pass from quarterback Deshaun Watson on his team’s first offensive series of the game.
Therefore, he sat out the rest of the season and received redshirt status. As a redshirt junior in 2016, he returned to his starting role and started all 15 games for Clemson. Where he recorded team highs in receptions (98), yards (1,361), and touchdowns (11). In 9 games, he caught touchdown passes (including 3 against rival South Carolina) and had over 100 yards receiving in 5 games. In the National Championship Game against Alabama, he caught 8 passes for 94 yards and one touchdown. Hours after defeating Alabama 35-31 for the national championship, he announced on January 10, 2017, that he would forgo his senior year and enter the 2017 NFL Draft.
A Profesional Career
Coming out of Clemson, he was considered a top prospect and projected as a first-round pick by the majority of draft experts and analysts. He then attended the NFL Combine but only performed the bench, vertical, and broad jump. He went on and performed the 40-yard dash, 20-yard dash, and 10-yard dash at Clemson’s Pro Day and also ran positional drills.
Mike was then ranked the best wide receiver in the draft by ESPN, the second best wide receiver by Pro Football Focus, the third best wide receiver by Sports Illustrated, and NFLDraftScout.com ranked him the third best wide receiver in the draft. He was thus selected in the first round with the seventh overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft by the Los Angeles Chargers. This made him the second wide receiver selected (No. 5 Corey Davis) in the draft. The Los Angeles Chargers then signed Mike on May 11, 2017, to a fully guaranteed four-year, $19.74 million contract with a signing bonus of $12.50 million.
A Career in the 2017 Season
He participated in the rookie minicamp, but missed organized team activities and was expected to miss the start of training camp because of a mild disc in his lower back. It was announced by head coach Anthony Lynn on July 30, 2017, that Mike was expected to miss the entire training camp due to his back injury. He was then inactive for the first six games of the regular season and went on and made his professional regular season debut in Week 6.
He then made his first career reception on a 15-yard pass by quarterback Philip Rivers in the 4th quarter of their 17-16 victory at the Oakland Raiders before being tackled by safety Karl Joseph. On November 19, 2017, he caught a season-high five passes for 38-yard during a 54-24 victory against the Buffalo Bills in Week 11. In a week 13 win against the Cleveland Browns, he was sidelined because of a knee injury in the first quarter of their 28-6 victory at the Dallas Cowboys the previous week. Overall, he finished his rookie season with 11 receptions for 95 yards in ten games and one start.
A Career in the 2018 Season
He recorded his first professional touchdown in the 31-20 victory over the Buffalo Bills in week 2. The following week, he had four receptions for 81 receiving yards and two touchdowns against the Los Angeles Rams. In week 15, he had his best game of the season as he caught 7 passes for 76 yards and two touchdowns, plus rushing for 19 yards for a touchdown against the Kansas City Chiefs. Moreover, he caught a late go-ahead two-point conversion with four seconds left in a 29-28 victory despite being down 14-28 with five minutes left. Because of his performance in week 15, he was named AFC Offensive Player of the Week. Overall, he finished the 2018 season with 43 receptions for 664 receiving yards and ten receiving touchdowns.
A Career in the 2019 Season
In week 9 against the Green Bay Packers, he caught three passes for a season-high 111 yards in the 26-11 win. This became his first game with at least 100 receiving yards of the season. He went on and caught five passes for 117 yards in the 23-20 loss in a game against the Denver Broncos in week 13. Overall in the 2019 season, he recorded 49 receptions 1,001 receiving yards, and two receiving touchdowns.
A Career in the 2020 Season
The Chargers exercised the fifth-year option on Mike’s contract on April 30, 2020. In week 5 against the New Orleans Saints on Monday Night Football, he recorded five catches for 109 yards and two touchdowns during the 30-27 overtime loss. He then recorded his first career interception off a pass thrown by Drew Lock. On a Hail Mary attempt with no time in the game to secure a 19-16 win. For the Chargers in week 16 against the Denver Broncos.
A Career in the 2021 Season
In 2021, he had a breakout season, setting career highs in receptions (76), targets (129), and yards (1,146) while shooting nine touchdowns. On March 8, 2022, he signed a three-year $60 million contract extension with the Chargers.
Mike Williams Height and Net Worth
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6ft 4inches (1.93m) and a weight of 100kg (220lbs).
Mike Williams Salary and Net Worth
He has an annual salary of $20 million and an estimated net worth of between $1 and $5 million.