Ravens roll call

August 30, 1996

Wally Williams

Pos.: Center

Height: 6-2

Weight: 300

Age: 25

College: Florida A&M

Year: 4th

L How acquired: Signed with Cleveland as a free agent in 1993.

Highlights: Started all 16 games last season. Made his first professional start against Pittsburgh at left guard. Saw his first NFL action on special teams in 1993. Started 40 consecutive games at center since his freshman year at Florida A&M. Was named a member of the Black College All-American team. Was also a punter in college, with longest kick being 50 yards.

Personal: Attended Rickards (Tallahassee, Fla.) High School, where he lettered in both football and baseball. Was an All-State selection in both sports. A physical education major at Florida A&M. Has a son, Bronson.

Calvin Williams

Pos.: Wide receiver

Height: 5-11

Weight: 187

Age: 28

College: Purdue

Year: 8th

How acquired: Signed by the Ravens in July.

Highlights: Enters this season with 294 career receptions, 3,832 yards and 33 touchdowns. Had a career-high nine receptions against San Francisco in 1994. Longest touchdown catch was for 80 yards. Has six 100-yard games in his career. Led the Eagles in receiving yardage (768) last season. Hauled in a career-high 10 touchdown passes to rank fourth in the NFL in 1993. Was the only non-kicker to lead his team in scoring with 60 points in 1993. Claimed starting WR spot as a rookie and finished third in the NFL with nine catches.

Personal: Was team MVP as a college senior after catching 51 passes for 630 yards and seven touchdowns. Attended Baltimore's Dunbar High School and was an All-Metro pick as a senior. He lettered in basketball and teamed with future NBA players Muggsy Bogues, Dave Wingate, Reggie Williams and the late Reggie Lewis. Earned a degree in hotel and restaurant management at Purdue. He particularly enjoys cooking and hopes some day to open his own restaurant.

Pub Date: 8/30/96

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