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Jesse Williams (Canadian football)

Jesse Williams
Born:(1940-11-17)November 17, 1940
Corcoran, California, U.S.
Died:September 17, 2015(2015-09-17) (aged 74)
Tulare, California, U.S.
Career information
CFL statusAmerican
Height6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight243 lb (110 kg)
CollegeFresno State
Career history
As player
19641965BC Lions
Career highlights and awards

Jesse Ross "J. R." Williams (November 17, 1940 – September 17, 2015) was a Canadian football player who played for the BC Lions. He won the Grey Cup with them in 1964.[1] He played college football at Fresno State University and Bakersfield College. Williams was inducted into the Bob Elias Kern County Sports Hall of Fame in 2001. After his football career he was a football coach, coaching at Arvin High School and Highland High School in Bakersfield.[2] He died in 2015.[3]


  1. ^ "Jesse Williams football statistics on".
  2. ^ "Bob Elias Hall of Fame".
  3. ^ "The Corcoran Journal - Jesse Ross "J.R." Williams". Archived from the original on 2015-10-06. Retrieved 2015-10-06.
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Jesse Williams (Canadian football)
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