WWE Performance Center welcomes former football player as newest trainee

WWE Performance Center

WWE.COM is reporting that former offensive tackle Brennan Williams has signed a developmental deal with WWE and starting today he is training at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida.

Williams is 6’7”, weighs 300lbs and was a third-round draft pick of the Houston Texans in 2013. He played college football at the University of North Carolina prior to joining the NFL. He was also part of the practice squads for the Jacksonville Jaguars and New England Patriots during his NFL tenure.

Following his departure from the NFL, Williams joined the Booker T wrestling school in October 2015 and started training under the guidance of the WWE Hall of Famer. He made his in-ring debut for Booker T’s Houston-based Reality of Wrestling earlier this year. Williams holds a black belt in taekwondo.