Former NFL wide receiver Mike Williams has passed away at the age of 36.
Williams suffered a massive head injury in a tragic accident at a construction site.
Williams' father, Wendell Muhammad, shared details about the accident in a GoFundMe post.
Following the accident, Mike Williams was rushed to a nearby hospital in Tampa, where he never regained consciousness.
The accident resulted in severe brain and spinal cord injuries, leaving him paralyzed in his right arm and lower body.
Mike Williams, born in Buffalo, New York, had a promising football career starting in high school.
He went on to play for the Buffalo Bills and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the NFL, with a career spanning five seasons.
Williams achieved 26 touchdowns and 3,089 receiving yards during his NFL career.
Former teammates like Gerald McCoy shared their condolences and memories of Mike Williams.
Mike Williams brought joy to his teammates and fans, leaving a lasting impact on the NFL community. Our thoughts are with his family during this difficult time.