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William
Powell
#29 Running Back
William
Powell
#29 Running Back
Height 5'8
Weight 210 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1988-03-09 (34)
Born Duncanville, TX
School Kansas State
Status AMER
Rushes 67
Yards 296
Touchdowns 1
Average 4.42

ACQUIRED: Signed with the Riders as a free agent in February 2019.

YEARS WITH THE RIDERS: 2

YEARS IN THE CFL: 5

 

PRO: Signed with the Ottawa Redblacks in September 2015 after spending time with the NFL’s Detroit Lions, Houston Texans and Philadelphia Eagles.  He entered the NFL after signing with the Arizona Cardinals as an undrafted free agent in May 2011. In 2019, Powell started in 18 regular-season games recording 215 carries for 1093 yards and 12 touchdowns, added 37 catches for 296 yards and two touchdowns and recorded three 100-yard rushing games. Powell started in the Western Final and had eight carries for 48 yards and three catches for 52 yards.

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Made CFL debut September 26/15

 

COLLEGE: Played two seasons at Kansas State (2009-10) playing in 15 career collegiate games.  As a Wildcat, Powell had 23 carries for 250 yards and four touchdowns, added one reception for five yards.  He spent two seasons at Navarro Junior College from 2007-08.

 

MEDIA:

Seasons

Rushing

YEAR TEAM GP CAR YDS TDS AVG LG
2015
OTT 7 76 447 2 5.9 33
2017
OTT 12 173 1026 5 5.9 52
2018
OTT 16 251 1362 6 5.4 69
2019
SSK 18 215 1093 12 5.1 42
2021
SSK 13 168 733 3 4.4 33
2022
OTT 6 67 296 1 4.4 20
Total
72 950 4957 29 5.2 69

Receiving

YEAR TEAM GP REC ATT YDS YAC TD AVG LG
2015
OTT 7 19 25 158 - 1 8.3 20
2017
OTT 12 32 45 242 195 1 7.6 18
2018
OTT 16 39 51 319 250 2 8.2 50
2019
SSK 18 37 49 296 160 2 8.0 34
2021
SSK 13 38 49 299 228 0 7.9 30
2022
OTT 6 8 13 42 28 0 5.3 8
Total
72 173 232 1356 861 6 7.8 50

Kickoff Returns

YEAR TEAM GP KOR YDS AVG LG TD
2015
OTT 7 13 266 20.50 36 0
2017
OTT 12 3 52 17.30 24 0
2018
OTT 16 0 0 0.00 0 0
2019
SSK 18 0 0 0.00 0 0
2021
SSK 13 0 0 0.00 0 0
2022
OTT 6 0 0 0.00 0 0
Total
72 16 318 19.9 36 0

Game Log

Rushing

DATE WEEK OPP CAR YDS TD AVG LG
06-30
4 BC 11 55 1 5.0 12
07-08
5 SSK 11 58 0 5.3 19
07-16
6 HAM 13 28 0 2.2 7
07-21
7 MTL 17 79 0 4.6 17
07-31
8 TOR 11 50 0 4.5 20
08-05
9 CGY 4 26 0 6.5 14
Total
67 296 1 4.7 89

Receiving

DATE WEEK OPP REC ATT YDS TD AVG LG
06-30
4 BC 1 2 7 0 7.0 7
07-08
5 SSK 1 1 8 0 8.0 8
07-16
6 HAM 2 4 7 0 3.5 6
07-21
7 MTL 1 2 0 0 0.0 0
07-31
8 TOR 1 1 5 0 5.0 5
08-05
9 CGY 2 3 15 0 7.5 8
Total
8 13 42 0 5.2 34

Kickoff Returns

DATE WEEK OPP PR YDS AVG LG TD
06-30
4 BC 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-08
5 SSK 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-16
6 HAM 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-21
7 MTL 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-31
8 TOR 0 0 0.00 0 0
08-05
9 CGY 0 0 0.00 0 0
Total
0 0 0.0 0 0