Why Was NFL Star Sam Williams Arrested? More On His Wiki and Family Life

Sam Williams is an American football player who plays as a defensive end for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL). He was picked by the Cowboys in the 2022 NFL Draft.

Recently, Sam was arrested by the Frisco police on controlled substance and weapon charges. He was arrested on Sunday, 20 August 2023.

As per the reports from Clarence Hill of the Star-Telegram, Sam was arrested for possession of marijuana, a low-level state felony. Moreover, he was found guilty of carrying a weapon, a misdemeanor.

Back in December 2022, Sam was part of a two-car accident that led to an arrest warrant. He was charged for reckless driving as his car was totaled and Sam even spent some time in the hospital.

Moreover, Sam was also dealt with a suspension back in college at the University of Mississippi in July 2020. He was charged with sexual battery and was able to join the team two months later following the charges being dropped.

His recent arrest will trigger an investigation by the NFL. The outcome of the investigation could possibly lead to a suspension.

Now, let’s learn about Sam Williams wiki, age, parents, height, contract, stats, draft, wife, ethnicity, bio, and other interesting facts.

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Sam Williams Wiki and Family: Age, Parents, Height

Samuel Degarrick Williams was born in 1999 in Mobile, Alabama, United States. He is 24 years of age and he celebrates his birthday on the 31st of March every year.

Talking about his family, Sam was born to his parents, Jason Williams and Nora Williams. His father, Jason played baseball at the University of Mobile.

Sam was just 6 years old when he was taken from his mother and placed with his maternal grandmother. He was later raised by his aunt, Latoya Kizito in Verbena, Alabama.

Eventually, Sam ran away from his aunt’s house as he couldn’t live in a crowded household. He later settled in Tiffani Cain’s home and befriended her daughter who worked as a scorekeeper on the boys’ basketball team.

Sam also has an aunt named Cornelia Ward Jones. Cornelia is a three-time National champion as a part of The Delta State Lady Statesmen from 1975-78.

Talking about his education, Sam attended Robert E. Lee High School in Montgomery, Alabama. He later played college football at Northeast Mississippi Community College before transferring to the University of Mississippi. Sam majored in Exercise Science.

With American nationality, Sam has African-American ethnicity. He stands tall at a height of 6 feet and 4 inches (1.93 meters).

Sam Williams NFL Draft and Contract Details

Sam was selected by the Dallas Cowboys as the 56th overall pick in the second round of the 2022 NFL Draft. He then penned a four-year, $6,526,744 contract with the team with an average annual salary of $1,631,686.


Sam was picked by the Dallas Cowboys int he 2022 NFL Draft (Source: Sam’s Instagram)

Prior to joining the NFL, Sam played college football at the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) from 2019 to 2021. In his first season, he played in 12 games and registered 38 tackles, six sacks, and one interception.

Eventually, Sam had 39 tackles and four sacks in 10 games in the 2020 season. He then broke the team’s single season-sack record in 2021.

During his collegiate career, Sam was awarded the Third-team All-American and First-team All-SEC.

Who Is Sam Williams Wife? Meet His Son

Sam is a married man! He is happily married to his wife, Kelly Rollinn. Kelly is a personal blogger and social media personality who has over 2.4K followers on her Instagram account.


Sam and his wife Kelly are expecting another child together (Source: Samuel D Williams Jr. ‘s Instagram)

The 24-year-old is yet to mention how he met his wife and when they decided to exchange their wedding vows. As of now, the married couple is raising a handsome son together.

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Sam and Kelly welcomed their son, Samuel D Williams Jr. on 6 November 2020. The couple often mention their child on their respective Instagram accounts.


Sam’s first son will turn three in November 2023 (Source: Sam’s Instagram)

Moreover, Sam and Kelly are expecting their second child. The pair will be welcoming their second son in September 2023.