DeAngelo Gets Tackled

| August 13, 2006
DeAngelo's jersey.
DeAngelo's jersey.
On his first official carry in the NFL, DeAngelo Williams slammed into a pack of giant NFL linemen and picked up a modest 3 yards. At the bottom of the pile, the Carolina Panthers rookie running back admitted a small wave of NFL nostalgia shot through his body.

“All I was thinking to myself was, ‘Wow, I just got the football playing for the Panthers and I just got tackled by a guy from the Buffalo Bills,’” Williams said. “That felt great — to realize I’m playing at this level.” Go here, to read about how the former Tiger great's debut went in Panther Land. And go here to be the first on your block to wear DeAngelo's pro jersey (scroll down when get there).

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