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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
INT / NAT INT
Rushes 251
Yards 1362
Touchdowns 6
Average 5.43

PRO: Signed with the Riders as a free agent in February, 2019…signed with the Ottawa Redblacks in September, 2015…signed with the Detroit Lions in September, 2014…signed with the Houston Texans in August, 2014…signed with the Philadelphia Eagles in July, 2013…signed with the Arizona Cardinals as an undrafted free agent in May, 2011.

 

2018: Started 16 regular-season games for the Redblacks…had 251 carries for 1,362 yards and six touchdowns…added 39 catches for 319 yards and two touchdowns…recorded six 100-yard rushing game (123 – Jun. 28 at CGY; 137 – Jul. 6 at MTL; 104 – Aug. 11 vs. MTL; 106 – Aug. 6 at WPG; 148 – Sep. 15 at SSK; 147 – Sep. 22 vs. EDM))…started the Eastern Final…had 21 carries for 86 yards and one reception for five yards…started the Grey Cup…had 16 carries for 94 yards and two receptions for eight yards…named an East Division All-Star.

 

NOTABLES:

  • Made CFL debut September 26/15

 

COLLEGE: Played two seasons at Kansas State (2009-10)…played 15 career collegiate games…had 23 carries for 250 yards and four touchdowns…added one reception for five yards…spent two seasons at Navarro Junior College (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
Total
35 500 2835 13 5.7 69

Receiving

YEAR TEAM GP REC YDS YAC TD AVG LG
2015
OTT 7 19 158 - 1 8.3 20
2017
OTT 12 32 242 195 1 7.6 18
2018
OTT 16 39 319 250 2 8.2 50
Total
35 90 719 445 4 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
Total
35 16 318 19.9 36 0

Game Log

Rushing

DATE WEEK OPP CAR YDS TD AVG LG
06-21
2 SSK 19 94 1 4.9 17
06-28
3 CGY 13 123 0 9.5 27
07-06
4 MTL 22 137 0 6.2 26
07-12
5 CGY 8 17 0 2.1 5
07-20
6 BC 14 50 1 3.6 8
07-28
7 HAM 15 47 0 3.1 12
08-02
8 TOR 14 35 0 2.5 13
08-11
9 MTL 17 104 1 6.1 17
08-17
10 WPG 18 106 1 5.9 28
08-31
12 MTL 9 50 0 5.6 13
09-07
13 BC 17 82 0 4.8 12
09-15
14 SSK 18 148 2 8.2 69
09-22
15 EDM 23 147 0 6.4 33
10-05
17 WPG 14 95 0 6.8 48
10-13
18 EDM 9 40 0 4.4 13
10-19
19 HAM 21 87 0 4.1 40
11-18
23 HAM 21 86 0 4.1 13
11-25
24 CGY 16 94 0 5.9 15
Total
288 1542 6 5.2 409

Receiving

DATE WEEK OPP REC YDS TD AVG LG
06-21
2 SSK 2 24 1 12.0 20
06-28
3 CGY 2 8 0 4.0 6
07-06
4 MTL 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-12
5 CGY 1 -4 0 -4.0 -4
07-20
6 BC 7 61 0 8.7 25
07-28
7 HAM 3 61 0 20.3 50
08-02
8 TOR 2 9 0 4.5 9
08-11
9 MTL 2 21 0 10.5 20
08-17
10 WPG 4 46 0 11.5 18
08-31
12 MTL 5 31 0 6.2 16
09-07
13 BC 3 24 0 8.0 10
09-15
14 SSK 2 7 0 3.5 5
09-22
15 EDM 4 5 0 1.3 2
10-05
17 WPG 2 26 1 13.0 18
10-13
18 EDM 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-19
19 HAM 0 0 0 0.0 0
11-18
23 HAM 1 5 0 5.0 5
11-25
24 CGY 2 8 0 4.0 4
Total
42 332 2 7.2 204

Kickoff Returns

DATE WEEK OPP PR YDS AVG LG TD
06-21
2 SSK 0 0 0.00 0 0
06-28
3 CGY 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-06
4 MTL 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-12
5 CGY 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-20
6 BC 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-28
7 HAM 0 0 0.00 0 0
08-02
8 TOR 0 0 0.00 0 0
08-11
9 MTL 0 0 0.00 0 0
08-17
10 WPG 0 0 0.00 0 0
08-31
12 MTL 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-07
13 BC 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-15
14 SSK 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-22
15 EDM 0 0 0.00 0 0
10-05
17 WPG 0 0 0.00 0 0
10-13
18 EDM 0 0 0.00 0 0
10-19
19 HAM 0 0 0.00 0 0
11-18
23 HAM 0 0 0.00 0 0
11-25
24 CGY 0 0 0.00 0 0
Total
0 0 0.0 0 0