Keith Williams
Keith  Williams

3rd Year

Last updated on Aug. 29, 2011

Coaching Career:
Keith Williams joined the Fresno State football coaching staff on Feb. 24, 2009 ... coached Jamel Hamler, who earned second-team All-WAC honors in 2010 ... Hamler led the team with 812 yards and six touchdowns ... led the growth and development of Fresno State's outstanding senior corps in 2009, which was led by second-team All-WAC pick Seyi Ajirotutu ... spent the 2008 season with the San Diego Chargers in a minority internship coaching position ... prior to joining the Chargers, Williams coached at San Jose City College ... Williams led the Jaguar's offensive attack from 2005-2008 as both the offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach ... in 2001, Williams began a four-year stint as the receivers coach for San Jose State under head coach Fitz Hill ... he tutored four Spartans who ranked among the SJSU record books for most career receiving yards ... guided Edell Shepherd, who set the Spartan's single season record for receiving yards (1,500) and touchdowns (14), both in 2001 ... served as the receivers coach at Solano College in 2000.

Playing Career:
A talented receiver for San Diego State from 1991-1993 ... one of the most memorable moments of his collegiate career was scoring on a 73-yard touchdown pass against Fresno State ... also competed for the Aztecs' track and field team, running a best of 10.31 in the 100-meters, good for a third place finish at the WAC championships ... signed a free agent contract with the Washington Redskins after college ... played professionally in the World League of American Football ... also played for the Saskatchewan Roughriders ... before San Diego State, Williams competed on the football, basketball and track teams for Tokay High School in Lodi, Calif. ... earned All- San Joaquin Valley, all-area and all-league first-team honors.

Born June 18, 1971 in Lima, Ohio ... he and his wife, Ayana, have two children, a son, Keyan, and a daughter, Kaya ... earned a Bachelor of Arts in public administration from San Diego State.

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