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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 60
Yards 276
Touchdowns 2
Average 4.60

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
2019
SSK 4 60 276 2 4.6 18
Total
39 560 3111 15 5.6 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 4 11 14 66 49 0 6.0 18
Total
39 101 135 785 494 4 7.8 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 4 0 0 0.00 0 0
Total
39 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
Total
60 276 2 4.5 53

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
Total
11 14 66 0 5.8 37

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
Total
0 0 0.0 0 0