Trey Williams

Trey Williams – Early Life, Career, Recognitions

This post will let you know about the personal life and career of Trey Williams, a well-known American football player part of the Pittsburgh Maulers.


  • Born in Houston, Texas, USA, on December 11, 1992
  • An alumnus of Texas A&M University
  • An American football running back who is presently a free agent

Let’s now explore his story!

Who is Trey Williams?

Trey Williams is an American football player who plays as a running back. He is currently a free agent and played for several football teams, including;

  • 2015 – Washington Redskins/Commanders
  • 2015 – Dallas Cowboys
  • 2015 – New England Patriots
  • 2015 – Miami Dolphins
  • 2015 – Indianapolis Colts
  • 2017 – Pittsburgh Steelers
  • 2017 – Toronto Argonauts
  • 2017 – Dallas Cowboys
  • 2019 – San Antonio Commanders
  • 2020 – Seattle Dragons
  • 2021 – Calgary Stampeders
  • 2021 – Toronto Argonauts
  • 2022–2023 – New Jersey Generals
  • 2024 – Pittsburgh Maulers
Trey Williams American football player

Trey is well-known as the 4th Best Player in Texas, the Second Best Running Back in the Nation, the Fastest Player in High School Football (, and the 18th Overall Best Athlete in the Nation. He stands at 5’ 7” and weighs 200 pounds.

Personal Life (Early/recent)

Trey Williams was born in Houston, Texas, USA, on December 11, 1992. He attended Dekaney High School in Spring, TX, where he rushed for 2,290 yards and had 20 touchdowns as a junior. During his sophomore year, he rushed for 1,930 yards and 18 touchdowns. He was a three-year letterer while attending the school and was named District 13-5A Newcomer of the Year. Trey was also named District 13-5A MVP and Class 5A second-team All-State honors as a junior.

His high school career ended with 8,110 yards rushing yards and 86 touchdowns. He then furthered his education at Texas A&M University, where he played college football as part of The Texas A&M Aggies football program. Trey attended Texas A&M from 2012 to 2014.


Washington Commanders, also known as the Washington Redskins, is the first American professional football team to sign Trey Williams. He started with the team in 2015 as an undrafted free agent. Trey rushed for 38 yards playing against the Dallas Cowboys in his first-ever professional football game.

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On November 4, 2015, the Dallas Cowboys signed him into their practice squad to replace Joseph Randle, whom they had already waived. He suffered multiple injuries, making the Cowboys release him on November 30 for Kellen Moore to replace him.

Below is a list of his other career highlights:

  • December 12, 2015 – The New England Patriots re-signed Trey Williams into their practice squad after claiming him off waivers two weeks earlier on December 1 and waiving him on December 10. He was later released on December 16.
  • December 17, 2015 – The Miami Dolphins signed him into their practice squad.
  • December 21, 2015 – The Indianapolis Colts signed him off into their practice squad. The team released him on August 29, 2016.
  • February 14, 2017 – The Pittsburgh Steelers signed him and subsequently waived him on September 2.
  • October 9, 2017 – The Toronto Argonauts signed a practice roster agreement with Trey Williams and released him a few days later.
  • November 2, 2017 – Dallas Cowboys signed Trey into their practice squad. He was added to the team’s active roster on November 26. The team waived him on December 18 and signed him again into their practice squad.

On January 1, 2018, he signed a reserve/future contract with the team and was waived on September 1, 2018.

  • January 2, 2019 – San Antonio Commanders signed him, as a substitute for Kenneth Farrow until the league disbanded in April 2019.
  • October 2019 – Trey Williams was the top selection by the Seattle Dragons football team in the 2020 XFL Draft. The team terminated his contract when the league ceased operations on April 10, 2020.
  • March 19, 2021 – The Calgary Stampeders signed him but later released him on July 29, 2021.
  • August 10, 2021 – Toronto Argonauts re-signed him and released him on October 2021.
  • February 22, 2022 – New Jersey Generals signed Trey in the USFL’s inaugural draft.
  • October 4, 2023 – Pittsburgh Maulers signed him but had to leave when the team dissolved after the XFL and USFL merger.

Trey also has a record of playing baseball. He had a .383 batting average.

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