January 18, 2024

Lions Sign Former Villanova DB Denzel Williams

Denzel Williams, CB, reaches for the ball, but can’t make the catch during a drill at Ravens Training Camp on Tuesday at the Under Armour Performance Center. August 9, 2022.

The BC Lions today announced the signing of American defensive back Denzel Williams to the training camp roster.

Williams (5’10, 180 lbs)- had a stint with the USFL’s Philadelphia Stars in 2023 after spending the majority of 2022 training camp with the Baltimore Ravens.

The native of Coram, New York transferred from Sacred Heart University to Villanova for his final two years of eligibility (2020-21). With the Wildcats, Williams registered 28 combined tackles (17 solo, 11 assisted), seven pass breakups, two interceptions and a pair of fumble recoveries in 15 games.

He also earned the CAA Commissioner’s Honour Roll Award in the spring of 2020, fall of 2020 and spring of 2021.