Leonard Austin Williams is an American football defensive end for the New York Jets of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Jets with the sixth pick in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft. He played college football at USC.
Williams attended Mainland High School in Daytona Beach, Florida, where he was a two-sport athlete in football and track. As a senior he had 103 tackles and 10.5 sacks, helping Mainland to reach the FHSAA 6A state semi-finals, where they lost to Miami Central 7–17. However, the loss was overturned in August 2012 as Miami Central forfeited its entire season due to a transfer infraction. Considered a four-star recruit by Rivals.com, Williams was ranked as the fifth best strongside defensive end recruit in his class.
Born: June 20, 1994 (age 21), Florida
Height: 6′ 5″
40 yard dash time: 4.97 seconds
Current team: New York Jets (#92 / Defensive lineman)
Education: University of Southern California
Siblings: Andrew Williams, Natasha Williams, Nate Williams