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Carolina Panthers running back DeShaun Foster (26) comforts teammate DeAngelo Williams (34) while williams is evaluated by Panthers trainers after a second quarter injury during the game against the Cleveland Browns at Bank of America Stadium October 8, 2006 in Charlotte, NC. (UPI Photo/Bob Carey)
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DeAngelo Williams (born April 25, 1983 in Wynne, Arkansas) is an American football running back in the NFL who currently plays for the Carolina Panthers. He played for the University of Memphis Tigers in college and was drafted 27th overall by the Carolina Panthers in the 2006 NFL Draft, and is the franchise's all-time leading rusher. His number is thirty-four.

Williams holds the NCAA records for most career all-purpose yards (7,573) and 100-yard rushing games (34). He also ranks fourth on the all-time NCAA rushing list with 6,026 yards, trailing only Ron Dayne, Ricky Williams, and Tony Dorsett. Williams was on the 2004 Pro Football Weekly All-America Team.

In his final collegiate game, the 2005 Motor City Bowl, Williams helped Memphis defeat the Akron Zips 38-31 by running for a Bowl record 238 yards and scoring 3 touchdowns. His performance made him the top ground-gainer in college football in 2005. He was also an All-America selection by the AFCA-Coaches's and the Walter Camp Foundation.

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