Who Is Michael Williams, Marcus Williams Brother? Sister Courtney

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Marcus Williams, who played as a tight end at the University of New Mexico, has two siblings, a brother and a sister.

The player is sometimes mistaken as Marcus Williams of the Baltimore Ravens. Although Marcus plays football, he is not in the NFL yet.

Read more to learn about Marcus Williams and his family: parents, siblings (a brother and a sister).

Former UNM's Tight End Marcus Williams
Former UNM’s Tight End Marcus Williams (Source: Instagram)

Marcus Williams is a former tight end for the University of New Mexico Lobo team. Williams started his career in high school as he excelled at Cleveland High School, contributing as a receiver and a defensive player.

His senior year saw 56 receptions, 967 yards, and 13 touchdowns. Marcus also played a crucial role in the 2015 New Mexico State Championship-winning team.

Later, he joined the University of New Mexico, where he played in all 12 games in his freshman season, making modest statistical contributions.

During his sophomore year, he led Lobo tight ends with 13 receptions, 138 yards, and three touchdowns. Notably, he had a career-high three-pass, 32-yard game against Liberty. His early-season performances included two touchdowns against Incarnate Word, showcasing his scoring ability.

In his junior season, the tight end led Lobo tight ended with 26 receptions and 428 yards. He caught passes in 10 of 12 games, with a standout six-reception, 74-yard game against Nevada. The season ended on a high note with a crucial touchdown against Utah State.

Williams was also named the 39th-best player in the MWC. In 2020, Williams graduated from the University of New Mexico.

Marcus Williams Family: Parents and Siblings

Williams was born on March 25, 1998, to his loving parents, Michael and Diedra Williams. Moreover, Marcus is a Rio Rancho, N.M. native.

He grew up in his hometown with two siblings, Michael and Courtney. Growing up, he always had a love for sports.

Marcus Williams With His Mother And Siblings
Marcus Williams With His Mother And Siblings (Source: Instagram)

However, in high school, he said he was unsure about pursuing football as he was a basketball player then. Nevertheless, he grew to like football and has been passionate about it ever since.

Talking more about his family, there is not much found as he likes to keep his personal life private.

Nevertheless, he occasionally posts his family on his social media, expressing his gratitude and love toward them.

Marcus Williams On Mistaken Identity On Social Media

The former tight end for the Lobo football team, Marcus Williams, was in an unusual situation during a season of NFL playoffs.

As mentioned earlier, Williams plays football, but not in the NFL. Sharing the same name with the current Ravens player, he sometimes became the unintended focus of social media confusion.

Marcus Williams Talks On Mistaken Identity On Social Media
Marcus Williams Talks On Mistaken Identity On Social Media (Source: KRQE)

Many mistook Williams as, at the time, the New Orleans Saints Marcus Williams, who gained notoriety for a crucial missed tackle in the 2018 playoffs.

Amidst the situation, former UNM’s tight end, Williams, faced the heat, receiving around a hundred criticisms and messages on Twitter.

Despite the misunderstanding, the former Lobo tight end took it in stride and said, “It’s kind of funny. I just let it roll off my back.”

Tisha Dongol
Tisha Dongol

Tisha Dongol

Tisha Dongol is a dynamic writer with a passion for uncovering the stories that lie at the intersection of sports and society. Her articles offer readers a thought-provoking blend of insightful analysis, cultural commentary, and human interest narratives that illuminate the diverse experiences within the sporting world.


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