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Argos Sign Former NFL First Round Pick WR Michael Williams

May 23, 2013 - Canadian Football League (CFL) - Toronto Argonauts News Release

Mississauga - The Toronto Argonauts Football Club is pleased to announce that it has signed import WR Michael Williams .

Drafted 10th overall in the 2005 NFL Draft by the Detroit Lions, Williams spent five seasons with the Lions, Oakland Raiders and Seattle Seahawks. In his five years, he played 56 games, accumulating 127 receptions for 1,526 yards and five touchdowns. Williams' sophomore season was his most impressive as in 14 games he made 65 catches for 751 yards and two touchdowns.

Williams was a dominant college receiver. As a two-year starter at the University of Southern California, he played in 26 games and totalled 176 receptions for 2,579 yards and 30 touchdowns.

The Toronto Argonauts are North America's oldest professional football club, celebrating their 140th anniversary in 2013. As Toronto's #1 community team through player involvement and community programs, the Toronto Argonauts, a member of the Canadian Football League (CFL), have 16 Grey Cup championships to their credit. For 2013 season ticket, single game and group sales packages, please contact the sales team at (416) 341-ARGO. For more information on the Toronto Argonauts Football Club, please visit argonauts.ca .

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