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In Memory of Stanley Williams 1929-2015

Stanley Williams began his illustrious career as an end at Cisco High School where he was selected to play in the Texas High School Coaches Association All Star Game as a senior. Williams continued catching passes at Baylor from 1949-1951 leading the Bears to a 23-7-1 record and three Top 20 finishes. His career totals include 65 receptions for 1,029 yards and 11 touchdowns. In 1951 he made the All-SWC and All-America teams and helped Baylor earn a berth in the 1952 Orange Bowl. Williams played one season for the 1952 Dallas Texans before the franchise moved to Baltimore and became the Colts. Williams then migrated north to play for the Saskatchewan Roughriders in the Canadian Football League. From 1953-1958 he played wide receiver and defensive back with the Roughriders. He made the All-Canadian Team in 1954 when he led the league with eight interceptions. Williams was also a two-time Western Conference All-Star selection. On October 4, 1996 he was inducted into the Saskatchewan Roughriders Plaza of Honor. He was inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 2003.

 

Follow this link to read Brice Cherry's story about Stanley Williams in the Waco Tribune Herald

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