NFL: St. Louis 33, Indianapolis 10

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Sam Bradford tossed for 45 yards and Cadillac Williams scored a touchdown Saturday in the St. Louis Rams' 33-10 pre-season win over Indianapolis.

NFL: Tampa Bay 21, San Francisco 0

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Josh Freeman threw two touchdown passes and Cadillac Williams ran for a score Sunday in Tampa Bay's 21-0 victory over San Francisco.

NFL: Tampa Bay 20, Carolina 7

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Josh Freeman passed for a pair of touchdowns and ran for another Sunday in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' 20-7 decision over Carolina.

NFL: Tampa Bay 17, Cleveland 14

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Micheal Spurlock's 33-yard, fourth-quarter touchdown reception Sunday rallied the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a 17-14 win over Cleveland.

NFL: Tampa Bay 20, New Orleans 17 (OT)

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Connor Barth's 47-yard field goal with 8:06 to go in overtime Sunday gave the Tampa Bay Buccaneers a surprising 20-17 come-from-behind win over New Orleans.

NFL: Tampa Bay 24, Seattle 7

SEATTLE, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Josh Freeman tossed a pair of touchdowns and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense picked off four Seattle passes en route to a 24-7 win over the Seahawks Sunday.

Cadillac Williams out for six weeks

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 26 (UPI) -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers placed running back Carnell "Cadillac" Williams on the physically unable to perform list Tuesday.

Chris Simms to injured reserve

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 10 (UPI) -- Tampa Bay quarterback Chris Simms is back on injured reserve after struggling to regain his form following a ruptured spleen last season.

Another Tampa Bay running back injured

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 8 (UPI) -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers lost another running back to injury with Michael Pittman sustaining an ankle injury that will keep him out up to eight weeks.

Tampa Bay loses two to knee injuries

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Tampa Bay running back Carnell "Cadillac" Williams and left tackle Luke Petitgout have been lost to the NFL's Buccaneers for the season with knee injuries.

NFL: Tampa Bay 31, New Orleans 14

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Quarterback Jeff Garcia threw for 243 yards and two touchdowns as Tampa Bay downed New Orleans 31-14 Sunday in a divisional match.

NFL: Dallas 38, Tampa Bay 10

IRVING, Texas, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Tony Romo threw a career-high five touchdown passes Thursday afternoon as Dallas walloped the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 38-10.

NFL: Tampa Bay 20, Washington 17

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Bruce Gradkowski threw two touchdown passes Sunday afternoon as Tampa Bay edged the Washington Redskins, 20-17.

NFL: N.Y. Giants 17, Tampa Bay 3

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Plaxico Burress had seven catches for 86 yards and a touchdown Sunday afternoon as the New York Giants won a defensive tussle against Tampa Bay, 17-3.

NFL: Tampa Bay 23, Philadelphia 21

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Matt Bryant kicked a 62-yard field goal as time expired Sunday afternoon, giving Tampa Bay a 23-21 victory over Philadelphia.
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Cadillac Williams
Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Carnell "Cadillac" Williams holds his Rookie of the Year award during a news conference on February 2, 2006, in Detroit, Mi. (UPI Photo/Gary Caskey)

Carnell Lamar "Cadillac" Williams (born April 21, 1982) is an American football running back for the St. Louis Rams of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the first round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football for the Auburn University Tigers.

Williams was born in Gadsden, Alabama, and came out of high school as a very highly rated and very heavily recruited player. He originally committed to the University of Tennessee but changed when Auburn University football head coach Tommy Tuberville visited Williams personally at his home in Gadsden, Alabama and convinced him to play football at Auburn.

Williams moved on to Auburn University after graduating from Etowah High School in Attalla, Alabama. He got the nickname 'Cadillac' from a TV sportscaster in Alabama for the style and the way he ran...he was a notch above everyone on the field, and the name stuck." While at Auburn University, he majored in Sociology. When the season started in 2001, he was a true freshman, and the #3 running back on the depth chart, but in the 8th game of the season he had a break-out game against the University of Arkansas and showed his outstanding talent and versatility as a running back. After the Arkansas game, Williams was promoted to starting running back. Williams did not miss a beat and in the next game, the annual Deep South's Oldest Rivalry game against the University of Georgia, he led Auburn to an exciting victory as he amassed 179 yards on an Auburn record 41 carries in one game, and scored 2 touchdowns one of which was the game winner. Unfortunately for Williams, he was injured early in the bitter in-state rivalry game against the University of Alabama (also known as the Iron Bowl) with a broken collar bone and had to sit out the rest of the season. Before breaking his collarbone, Williams played in nine games and finished the season with 614 yards on 120 carries (5.1 avg.) and six touchdowns.

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