John Williams (offensive lineman)
John McKay Williams (October 27, 1945 – July 8, 2012) was a National Football League offensive lineman from 1968 through 1979. During that span he appeared in three Super Bowls: Super Bowl III and Super Bowl V for the Baltimore Colts; and Super Bowl XIV for the Los Angeles Rams. He played college football at the University of Minnesota where he was a First Team All-Big Ten tackle in 1967 and led the Gophers to the Big Ten title. Williams died on July 8, 2012 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, at the age of 66, while out for a walk. He had recently been the recipient of a kidney transplant.
|Born:||October 27, 1945|
|Died:||July 8, 2012 (aged 66)|
|Height||6 ft 3 in (191 cm)|
|Weight||256 lb (116 kg)|
|High school||Edward D. Libbey High School|
|NFL draft||1968 / Round: 1 / Pick: 23|
|1972–1979||Los Angeles Rams|
|Career highlights and awards|
- "John McKay Williams". Oldest Living Football Players. Retrieved 12 July 2012.
- "Former Gophers great, NFL lineman John Williams dies". StarTribune.com. 2011-08-22. Retrieved 2012-07-09.