Last month, Cowboys rookie Sam Williams was in a car accident in the suburbs of Dallas. It was said at the time that he On Thursday afternoon, Cowboys rookie Sam Williams was in a car accident in the suburbs of Dallas.
Both Williams and the driver of the other vehicle were transported to a hospital for treatment. Police also said Williams may have been speeding before the crash. We now know that was the case.
According to Michael Gehlken of The Dallas Morning News, the affidavit revealed the second-round pick averaged 92 MPH prior to hitting a 71-year-old woman in an SUV.
“She advised as she was midway through the turn, a black Corvette came around another vehicle at a high rate of speed. She advised there was nothing she could do, and the Corvette struck her car.”
He told reporters on Dec. 26:
“The accident, I look back over it and am just thankful for life. You know? Being that Christmas [was] right around, the biggest gift we have is life every day because you never know. I encourage everyone to hug their loved ones. Any dispute with family members, anything, end it because you’ll never know when that day is. Me going through that, it’s like, ‘Dang.’ I called family members, my mom, everybody to check on them. You never know.”
During this past season, Williams played in a reserve role with the Cowboys this season after being selected in the second round out of Ole Miss in the 2022 NFL Draft.
The 6-foot-4, 265-pound lineman had four sacks with one forced fumble, three fumble recoveries, and 22 combined tackles.
The Cowboys won their Wild Card game against the Tampa Bay Bucs but got eliminated by the 49ers during the next round.
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