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#80 Jamie Williams
Position: Tight End
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 230
Year: Senior
City/State: Davenport, Iowa
High School: Central

Honors & Awards

  • Nebraska Football Hall of Fame Inductee (2003)
  • 12-Year NFL Veteran (St. Louis, Houston, San Francisco, Los Angeles)
  • Super Bowl Champion, 1989, San Francisco
  • Two-Time All-Big Eight

1982 (Senior)
Williams finished his career as Nebraska's No. 18 all-time receiver with 44 catches for 516 yards and seven touchdowns.  Williams had a pair of four-catch games in 1982 against New Mexico State and Kansas.  Against the Jayhawks, Williams had 63 yards including a 12-yard TD catch.  In his final game as a Husker, Williams had a catch for 21 yards vs. LSU in the 1983 Orange Bowl.

1981 (Junior)
Williams was Nebraska's leading receiver with 22 catches for 282 yards and four touchdowns--all in the first eight games.  A pair of strained knees limited his effectiveness late in the season.  The first knee injury, to his left knee, came shortly after two first-quarter touchdowns against Kansas State.  The second was sustained on the opening kickoff against Oklahoma State.  In the Orange Bowl, Williams had a pair of catches for eight yards vs. Clemson.  Williams was also a part of the longest pass play by NU in 1981, a 55-yard reception from Nate Mason vs. Penn State. 

1980 (Sophomore)
A backup behind seniors Jeff Finn and Steve Davies, Williams lettered and had one catch for 12 yards. 

1979 (Redshirt Freshman)
Williams split time between the varsity and J.V. squads and lettered in his second year in the program.

1978 (Freshman)
Williams redshirted in his first year in the program.

At Davenport Central HS
An All-American in both football and basketball at Davenport Central High School, Williams starred with fellow Husker Roger Craig for Coach Jim Fox.

Personal
The son of Claude and Bernice Williams, Jamie was born on Feb. 25, 1960.

Williams' Career Statistics

Year

No.

Yds.

Y/R

Long

TDs

1980

1

12

12.0

12

0

1981

22

282

12.8

55

4

1982

21

222

10.6

33

3

Totals

44

516

11.7

55

7

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