Mike Williams — a former NFL receiver who performed for the Buccaneers and Payments — has handed away following a tragic accident at a building web site.
He was solely 36 years outdated.
Williams’ agent, Hadley Engelhard of Enter Sports activities Administration, confirmed the information … saying the New York native died Tuesday morning.
“He can be missed,” Engelhard stated in an announcement. “He fought laborious his complete life. Prayers to his household.”
As we beforehand reported, Williams was positioned on life assist in Florida after he was injured doing electrical work at a building web site. Williams was “largely non-responsive” as he fought for his life final week, in line with members of the family.
Williams — a standout at Syracuse — was chosen within the 4th spherical of the 2010 NFL Draft. He had a stellar first season for the Bucs, ending second in Offensive Rookie of the Yr consideration.
Mike went on to play 4 seasons with Tampa Bay, and had brief stints with the Payments and Chiefs.
He logged 3,089 receiving yards and 26 touchdowns over the course of his profession.
The Bucs launched an announcement on Williams’ passing … saying, “We’re saddened to listen to of the premature loss of life of Mike Williams, which has left our group, his former teammates and followers with heavy hearts.”
“We ship our deepest sympathies to his household and family members as they mourn this tragedy.”