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DeAngelo Williams

Former NFL Running Back

DeAngelo Williams is a running back for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He played college football at Memphis and was drafted 27th overall in the 2006 NFL Draft by the Carolina Panthers. DeAngelo played for the Panthers for 9 seasons (2006-2014) and just finished his first season with the Steelers in 2015.

During the 2015 regular season, DeAngelo led the NFL with 11 rushing TD's. On September 20, 2015 against the San Francisco 49ers, DeAngelo tied a Steelers’ single-game record for rushing touchdowns (3), the first to do so since Willie Parker in 2008.

In 2006 off the field, DeAngelo Williams established the DeAngelo Williams Foundation. The DeAngelo Williams Foundation is a non-profit organization whose mission is to develop and seek initiatives to support the eradication of breast cancer through preventative care and research.

Also as one of the NFL's spokesmen for Breast Cancer Awareness, DeAngelo was responsible for allowing players to wear pink cleats starting back in 2009. 

Wednesday, June 06

FEATURED INTERVIEW

Connecting with Fans On and Off the Playing Field. We will go one-on-one with former NFL running back DeAngelo Williams and discuss: • Social media, marketing and athlete endorsements. • Charitable initiatives, including raising awareness for breast cancer support.

DeAngelo Williams, Former NFL Running Back
Moderator: Ben Fischer, Staff Writer, SBJ