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July 14, 2016 - Arena Football League (AFL) - Los Angeles KISS News Release

Anaheim, CA- The LA KISS are pleased to announce that they have been assigned wide receiver LaQuan Williams. Williams adds his NFL background to the LA KISS receiving corps for the remainder of the 2016 season.

"Williams is an explosive receiver that has been in the NFL for three years," said Head Coach Omarr Smith. "We are excited to see if he can pick up the Arena game and help our offense down the stretch."

Although Williams (6-0, 195, Maryland) is entering his rookie AFL campaign, he brings three years of NFL experience to the LA KISS. He entered the NFL when the Baltimore Ravens singed him as an undrafted free agent in 2011. Over the 2011 and 2012 seasons, Williams appeared in 23 games for the Ravens, recording four receptions for 46 yards, and won Super Bowl XLVII. He also excelled on the special teams unit, tallying six kick returns for 109 yards and nine kick-coverage tackles. After a brief stint with the New England Patriots in 2013, Williams rejoined the Ravens in 2014.

The native of Baltimore, Maryland attended University of Maryland. In his four-year career with the Terrapins, he hauled in 33 receptions for 436 yards and three touchdowns in 38 games.

The LA KISS host their final home game of the 2016 regular season on Saturday, July 16, as they take on the Cleveland Gladiators at the Honda Center. The game is set to kick off at 7:00 p.m. and will be broadcast live on the CBS Sports Network.

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