Aeneas Williams

New Orleans, LA, USA
School: Southern University, Alcee Fortier High
Work: Arizona Cardinals, St. Louis Rams, The Spirit Church, It Takes Respect
Links: Wikipedia, Facebook, www.thespiritchurch.org


Biography

Born January 29, 1968, Aeneas Demetrius Williams was an American Football player, pastor and author. Williams graduated from Southern University in Louisiana with a B.S. in accounting and played for both the Arizona Cardinals and St. Louis Rams.
 
A walk-on in college, Williams would lead the nation in interceptions by his senior year. The 8-time Pro Bowl selection (1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2003) received the Bart Starr Man of the Year Award (1999), was named to the Arizona Cardinals Ring of Honor (2008) and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame (2014). His HOF ring was presented to him at halftime of the Arizona Cardinals vs. Detroit Lions game, November 16, 2014.
 
The former Cornerback / Safety is pastor of Spirit of the Lord Family Church in St. Louis, Missouri. He is a published author and continues his involvement with the NFL as a football commentator and speaker.

“Begin with the end in mind, and die empty”

Photo (thumbnail): Greg Peterson; Aeneas Williams Biography Referenes: pro-football-reference.com, August 2014 (retrieved); “Aeneas Williams’ journey began with faith, ends in Hall of Fame”, by Kent Somerswww.azcentral.com, August 2, 2014; profootballhof.com, August 2014 (retrieved); Mike Florio profootballtalk.nbcsports.com, August 2, 2014; www.thespiritchurch.org, September 2014 (retrieved); “Aeneas gets his HOF ring”, www.azcardinals.com, November 17, 2014 (retrieved); Last updated: November 17, 2014

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