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William
Powell
#29 Running Back
William
Powell
#29 Running Back
Height 5'8
Weight 210 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1988-03-09 (31)
Born Duncanville, TX
School Kansas State
Status AMER
Rushes 215
Yards 1093
Touchdowns 12
Average 5.08

ACQUIRED: Signed with the Riders as a free agent in February 2019.

 

PRO: Signed with the Ottawa Redblacks in September 2015 after spending time with the NFL’s Detroit Lions, Houston Texans and Philadelphia Eagles.  He entered the NFL after signing with the Arizona Cardinals as an undrafted free agent in May,2011. In 2018, Powell started in 16 regular-season games for the Redblacks.  He had 251 carries for 1,362 yards and six touchdowns, added 39 catches for 319 yards and two touchdowns and recorded six 100-yard rushing games. Powell started in the Eastern Final and had 21 carries for 86 yards and one reception for five yards. As a starter in the Grey Cup he had 16 carries for 94 yards and two receptions for eight yards. With all his success, he was named a 2018 East Division All-Star.

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Made CFL debut September 26/15

 

COLLEGE: Played two seasons at Kansas State (2009-10) playing in 15 career collegiate games.  As a Wildcat, Powell had 23 carries for 250 yards and four touchdowns, added one reception for five yards.  He spent two seasons at Navarro Junior College from 2007-08.

Seasons

Rushing

YEAR TEAM GP CAR YDS TDS AVG LG
2015
OTT 7 76 447 2 5.9 33
2017
OTT 12 173 1026 5 5.9 52
2018
OTT 16 251 1362 6 5.4 69
2019
SSK 18 215 1093 12 5.1 42
Total
53 715 3928 25 5.5 69

Receiving

YEAR TEAM GP REC ATT YDS YAC TD AVG LG
2015
OTT 7 19 25 158 - 1 8.3 20
2017
OTT 12 32 45 242 195 1 7.6 18
2018
OTT 16 39 51 319 250 2 8.2 50
2019
SSK 18 37 49 296 160 2 8.0 34
Total
53 127 170 1015 605 6 8.0 50

Kickoff Returns

YEAR TEAM GP KOR YDS AVG LG TD
2015
OTT 7 13 266 20.50 36 0
2017
OTT 12 3 52 17.30 24 0
2018
OTT 16 0 0 0.00 0 0
2019
SSK 18 0 0 0.00 0 0
Total
53 16 318 19.9 36 0

Game Log

Rushing

DATE WEEK OPP CAR YDS TD AVG LG
06-13
1 HAM 20 104 1 5.2 18
06-20
2 OTT 11 45 1 4.1 9
07-01
3 TOR 15 77 0 5.1 16
07-06
4 CGY 14 50 0 3.6 10
07-20
6 BC 11 47 1 4.3 9
07-27
7 BC 21 146 3 7.0 42
08-01
8 HAM 15 51 1 3.4 10
08-09
9 MTL 4 7 0 1.8 4
08-24
11 OTT 11 70 2 6.4 23
09-01
12 WPG 8 59 0 7.4 15
09-07
13 WPG 4 1 0 0.3 6
09-14
14 MTL 15 94 1 6.3 19
09-28
16 TOR 11 40 0 3.6 9
10-05
17 WPG 11 45 0 4.1 10
10-11
18 CGY 8 50 1 6.3 12
10-18
19 BC 15 111 1 7.4 16
10-26
20 EDM 9 60 0 6.7 18
11-02
21 EDM 12 36 0 3.0 9
11-17
23 WPG 8 48 0 6.0 15
Total
223 1141 12 4.8 270

Receiving

DATE WEEK OPP REC ATT YDS TD AVG LG
06-13
1 HAM 2 5 6 0 3.0 4
06-20
2 OTT 4 4 18 0 4.5 8
07-01
3 TOR 4 4 35 0 8.8 18
07-06
4 CGY 1 1 7 0 7.0 7
07-20
6 BC 1 3 8 0 8.0 8
07-27
7 BC 2 2 5 0 2.5 5
08-01
8 HAM 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-09
9 MTL 4 5 36 0 9.0 16
08-24
11 OTT 1 1 9 0 9.0 9
09-01
12 WPG 4 5 41 0 10.3 16
09-07
13 WPG 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-14
14 MTL 3 3 30 1 10.0 14
09-28
16 TOR 1 1 4 0 4.0 4
10-05
17 WPG 0 3 0 0 0.0 0
10-11
18 CGY 1 3 34 1 34.0 34
10-18
19 BC 1 1 3 0 3.0 3
10-26
20 EDM 2 2 28 0 14.0 19
11-02
21 EDM 6 6 32 0 5.3 10
11-17
23 WPG 3 3 52 0 17.3 31
Total
40 52 348 2 9.4 206

Kickoff Returns

DATE WEEK OPP PR YDS AVG LG TD
06-13
1 HAM 0 0 0.00 0 0
06-20
2 OTT 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-01
3 TOR 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-06
4 CGY 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-20
6 BC 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-27
7 BC 0 0 0.00 0 0
08-01
8 HAM 0 0 0.00 0 0
08-09
9 MTL 0 0 0.00 0 0
08-24
11 OTT 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-01
12 WPG 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-07
13 WPG 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-14
14 MTL 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-28
16 TOR 0 0 0.00 0 0
10-05
17 WPG 0 0 0.00 0 0
10-11
18 CGY 0 0 0.00 0 0
10-18
19 BC 0 0 0.00 0 0
10-26
20 EDM 0 0 0.00 0 0
11-02
21 EDM 0 0 0.00 0 0
11-17
23 WPG 0 0 0.00 0 0
Total
0 0 0.0 0 0