Packers sign QB Marquise Williams

Three-year starter at North Carolina takes roster spot of QB Ryan Williams, who was released

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The Green Bay Packers signed QB Marquise Williams and released QB Ryan Williams. The transactions were announced Thursday by Ted Thompson, Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director of Football Operations.

UNDRAFTED FREE AGENT SIGNING:

No, Name, Pos, Ht, Wt, College, HS Hometown
9, Marquise Williams, QB, 6-2, 220, North Carolina, Charlotte, N.C.

Marquise (mar-KWEECE) Williams, 23, played in 48 games with 33 career starts at the University of North Carolina. He established more than 20 school records, including career rushing touchdowns by a quarterback (35), career rushing yards by a quarterback (2,458) and career total offense (10,423). Williams finished No. 3 in school history with 61 passing touchdowns. He will wear No. 9 for the Packers.

Ryan Williams signed with Green Bay on Jan. 5.

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