Trent Williams’ Career Awards

Trent Williams

Williams had performed over a decade now and chalked numerous accolades for his career and team at large.

Trent Williams born on July 19, 1988, in Longview, Texas is an American football offensive tackle for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League. He attended Longview High School and furthered at University of Oklahoma.

He played college football at Oklahoma, where he was recognized as an All-American and was drafted by the Washington Redskins fourth overall in the 2010 NFL Draft. Trent joined Washington Commanders in 2010.

Currently, he’s playing for the 49ers with jersey number #71.

Career highlights and awards

First-team All-Pro (2021)

Second-team All-Pro (2015)

9× Pro Bowl (2012–2018, 2020, 2021)

Unanimous All-American (2009)

2× First-team All-Big 12
(2008, 2009)

Career NFL statistics (week 17,2021)

Play  149 and Games started 148


Professional Career

Williams was drafted fourth overall by the Washington Redskins and agreed to a six-year, US$60 million contract on July 30, 2010.  In 2011, Williams was made an offensive co-captain along with veteran teammate Santana Moss.

In Week 14, Williams and teammate Fred Davis were suspended for four games after failing several drug tests.

Williams suffered a bone bruise in his left foot during the first 2012 preseason game against the Buffalo Bills.

Despite this injury, he started in the next two preseason games and was fully healed by the season opener against the New Orleans Saints.

By the start of the season, his teammates voted for him again to be the offensive team captain. He suffered a right knee injury early in the Redskins’ Week 3 game against the Cincinnati Bengals.

After getting an MRI exam the next day, it was reported that Williams had another bone bruise. He was able to play in the next game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Despite playing injured throughout the season, Williams had his best performance in 2012 and was selected for the 2013 Pro Bowl but couldn’t participate in the Pro Bowl due to an injury when a nightclub fight occurred.

After the Redskins’ wild card playoff loss against the Seattle Seahawks on January 6, 2013, Williams struck Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman in the face. He was fined $7,875 for the incident.

During the 2015 offseason, Williams lost nearly 30 pounds, going from a playing weight of roughly 345 to 318. On August 29, 2015, he agreed to a five-year, $66 million contract extension with $43.25 million guaranteed.

On November 1, 2016, Williams was suspended for four games for violating the NFL’s substance-abuse policy. Despite missing the games, Williams was named to his fifth straight Pro Bowl, was second-team All-Pro for the first time.

Williams started 10 games in 2017 while dealing with a knee injury for most of the season, and was placed on injured reserve on December 22, 2017.

On March 23, 2021, Williams signed a six-year, $138.06 million contract extension with the 49ers, making him the highest-paid offensive lineman in the NFL.

His contract includes $55.10 million guaranteed and a signing bonus of $30.10 million.

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