Aeneas Williams

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Aeneas Williams

NFL Veteran, Author, & Pastor

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In 1989, New Orleans-raised Aeneas Williams was a junior walk-on defensive back at Southern University. The next year, before earning a B.S. in Accounting in 1990, Aeneas tied the NCAA Division I-AA single-season interception record. He was drafted in the third round of the 1991 draft by the Arizona Cardinals and became a St. Louis Ram in 2001.

During a remarkable 14-year NFL career - that included a Super Bowl appearance, eight Pro Bowls and four All-Pro selections - Aeneas had chances to help some of his teammates through some of life's rougher patches. These opportunities led Aeneas to the realization that unhappiness doesn't come from the things in our lives. It comes from things missing from our lives.

On August 2, 2014, Aeneas was inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.

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