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10 Things You Should Know: Kyle Williams

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  1. Kyle was born June 10th, 1983. He was named team Captain in 2011.
  2. He played high school football at Ruston High School in Louisiana. Hall of Fame Defensive End Fred Dean also graduated from Ruston.
  3. Williams chose LSU over Auburn, Nebraska, Florida and Tennessee.
  4. While at LSU Kyle won a National Championship in 2003, and played with JaMarcus Russell, Laron Landry, Marcus Spears and Dwayne Bowe.
  5. During his senior year Kyle emerged as a locker room leader helping the team transition to new coach Les Miles. That season LSU lost to Iowa in the Citrus Bowl. Scott Chandler was a member of that Hawkeye team.
  6. In 2005 Williams as named First-team All-SEC, First-team Rivals.com All American and Second-team AP All American.
  7. In the 2006 Draft the Bills selected DT John McCargo with the 26th pick. 4 rounds later they selected Kyle Williams, he started 11 games that season.
  8. 23 DT’s were taken in that draft only 2 have been selected to the Pro Bowl. Williams and Haloti Ngata.
  9. In 2010 Kyle Williams was named the Pro Football Focus defensive player of the year. An award that grades every player on every down that they play.
  10. Kyle is 9th all-time on the Bills sack list and has played for 4 head coaches and 5 defensive coordinators in his career with the Bills.