- First name is pronounced KAY-wahn.
- Was given the nickname "The Shark" by the 49ers coaching staff.
- In 2014, was one of five undrafted rookies to earn a spot on the Browns opening day roster. He initially joined the Browns signing with the team after a successful tryout at Cleveland's rookie minicamp.
- Enjoys reading in his free time, listing his favorite books as the biography of Steve Jobs and The Art of War.
Morning Report: Bleacher Report Shares 49ers Secret Weapon in 2021
Catch up on the latest San Francisco 49ers headlines.
K'Waun Williams 'Couldn't Deny' Another Run With 49ers in Free Agency
Williams detailed how the 49ers locker room played a large role in his decision to re-sign in San Francisco and how a chance at the title only sweetened the deal.
49ers Re-sign CB K'Waun Williams
The 49ers have re-signed cornerback K'Waun Williams to a one-year deal.
Morning Report: Six 49ers Land on NFL's Top 101 Free Agents List
Catch up on the latest San Francisco 49ers headlines.
8 Standouts From the 49ers Divisional Win Over Cardinals
Jeff Deeney of Pro Football Focus highlighted several 49ers who graded the highest during Saturday's matchup vs. Arizona.
Kyle Shanahan 'Holding Out Hope' on Tevin Coleman, Jordan Reed, K'Waun Williams vs. Seahawks
The 49ers received positive news on Wednesday with the potential return of several reinforcements ahead of Sunday's matchup against the Seattle Seahawks.
Morning Report: Jauan Jennings Reviews First NFL Training Camp, Robert Saleh Previews the Team's 2020 Defense, Two 49ers Land on PFF's Top Cornerbacks List
Jauan Jennings writes the latest installment of "In My Own Words," Robert Saleh discusses what the team needs to do to be even better in 2020 and Pro Football Focus puts Richard Sherman and K'Waun Williams in the Top 25 of the best cornerbacks in the NFL.
2020 Training Camp Preview: Cornerbacks
In the eighth installment of the 49ers position-by-position breakdown, 49ers.com is taking a look at the cornerback position and how the returning unit can continue their league-leading production in 2020.
Morning Report: K'Waun Williams' Pro Bowl Chances in 2020
Catch up on the latest San Francisco 49ers news.
Can K'Waun Williams Earn his First Pro Bowl Nod in 2020?
Marc Sessler of NFL.com named Williams as a prime candidate to earn his first Pro Bowl appearance as one of the league's top nickel cornerbacks.
Morning Report: How the Linebackers Stack Up Heading into Training Camp
An in-depth training camp primer for San Francisco's linebackers, the 49ers, Giants and Dignity Health announce initiative to create 200,000 masks and a roundtable discussion on how to create change in the Bay Area.
Morning Report: Players Discuss Race and Police Brutality in America
49ers players release the first episode of their "Subject to Change" series, San Francisco's CBs listed as one of the top trios in the NFL and George Kittle and Trent Taylor workout in Nashville.
Morning Report: Fred Warner Joins Roundtable Discussion on Race
Pro Football Focus names San Francisco's cornerback and edge rusher duos as best in the league, Fred Warners discusses NFL's role in creating change and 49ers announce 2020 Social Justice Grant.
Nick Bosa and Dee Ford; Richard Sherman and K'Waun Williams Ranked Along Best 'Duos' in the League
Pro Football Focus ranked three of the 49ers position group tandems near the top of the league heading into 2020.
49ers Exercise Contract Options for Kyle Juszczyk and K'Waun Williams
The 49ers have tendered one-year contracts to five exclusive rights free agents and exercised the 2020 contract options for Kyle Juszczyk and K'Waun Williams.
By The Numbers: 49ers – Chiefs Super Bowl LIV Matchup
Take a look at the stats and figures that propelled the 49ers and Chiefs through the postseason en route to the Super Bowl.
Five Key Matchups: 49ers vs. Seahawks for the NFC West Title
Kittle vs. Wagner, Warner vs. Wilson and other matchups to watch in the Week 17 divisional contest between San Francisco and Seattle.
5 Key Matchups: 49ers vs. Cardinals in Week 11
Here are five key matchups that could decide the 49ers and Cardinals second contest of the season.
By The Numbers: Behind the 49ers Perfect 8-0 Start
Let's take a look at the stats that have been key to the 49ers undefeated start.
Deebo Samuel OUT, Josh Norman QUESTIONABLE in Week 7
Kyle Shanahan provided injury updates ahead of the 49ers Week 7 matchup against the Redskins.
Where Does the 49ers Defense Rank through Week 6?
After six weeks of football, find out where Pro Football Focus lists the 49ers defense.
Kyle Shanahan Provides Injury Update Ahead of Opener in Tampa
Trent Taylor, Jalen Hurd and Jimmie Ward are OUT and several 49ers are questionable heading into the Week 1 contest against the Buccaneers.
13 Takeaways from 49ers 27-17 Win Over Chiefs
Jimmy Garoppolo and the 49ers starters bounced back in the Week 3 "dress rehearsal" against the Chiefs.
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|16||@Cardinals||W 20 - 12||5||4||1||1||1||1|
|15||@Cowboys||L 33 - 41||2||2||0||0||1||0|
|14||Football Team||L 15 - 23|
|13||Bills||L 24 - 34|
|12||@Rams||W 23 - 20|
|10||@Saints||L 13 - 27|
|9||Packers||L 17 - 34|
|8||@Seahawks||L 27 - 37||2||2||0||1||0||0|
|3||@Giants||W 36 - 9||5||3||2||0||1||0|
|2||@Jets||W 31 - 13||1||1||0||0||1||0|
|1||Cardinals||L 20 - 24||3||2||1||0||0||0|
|4||Eagles||L 20 - 25||3||2||1||0||0||0|
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|2020||San Francisco 49ers||8||4||21||16||5||2||4||1|
1-on-1: K'Waun Williams Says 49ers Defense Has 'No Limit'
Williams discussed his decision to re-sign with the 49ers, revealed a few of the teammates who made sure to keep tabs on the corner during free agency and more during this episode of Toyota 1-on-1.
K'Waun Williams Says Teammates Were Major Factor in Re-signing with 49ers
Williams shared why his teammates played a role in his decision to re-sign with the 49ers in free agency and discussed how he hopes to develop as a leader in 2021.
Top Plays from the 49ers 20-12 Victory Over the Cardinals
Watch the highlights from San Francisco's 20-12 victory over the Arizona Cardinals in Week 16.
K'Waun Williams: 'It Was Fun to Watch' C.J. Beathard and George Kittle's Return
Williams highlighted the energy Beathard and Kittle brought to the team in Week 16 and discussed the origins of his nickname "The Shark."
K'Waun Williams Sacks Russell Wilson
In his first game back after being activated from the Injured Reserve list, Williams got to Wilson on the Seahawks first offensive drive of the game.
K'Waun Williams Says 49ers Are Playing With 'One Goal'
Williams discussed the team's attitude heading into the 2020 season and gave a scouting report on the 49ers receiving corps.
Week 14 - 49ers vs. Saints | NFL Game Pass
Relive the 2019 Week 14 matchup between the San Francisco 49ers and the New Orleans Saints with this full game replay brought to you by NFL Game Pass.
49ers Top Takeaways from the 2019 Season
Check out the defense's best interceptions and fumble recoveries from the 2019 season.
49 Hours: Running Past Green Bay to Miami for Super Bowl LIV
An in-depth look at the San Francisco 49ers NFC Championship victory over the Green Bay Packers in this Week's 49 Hours presented by NRG.
49ers Sideline Reacts to NFC Championship Victory
Hear the best bench sounds from 49ers players, coaches and Faithful during the NFC Championship win over the Green Bay Packers.
Baldy's Breakdowns: Analyzing the 49ers Defense vs. Kirk Cousins and the Vikings Offense
NFL Network's Brian Baldinger breaks down the 49ers defensive attack in the NFC Divisional Round victory over the Minnesota Vikings.
49ers Versus: K'Waun Williams vs. Matt Breida
It was offense vs. defense in this edition of 49ers Versus presented by Black Oak Casino. See who came out on top in a best 2-out-of-3 game of flip cup tic-tac-toe.
49ers Best Defensive Plays of 2019
Watch the best defensive plays from the San Francisco 49ers during the 2019 regular season.
49ers Live: K'Waun Williams Previews Finale vs. Seahawks
San Francisco's cornerback broke down key plays from the 49ers win over the Los Angeles Rams and discussed the team's mindset heading into a crucial Week 17 matchup.
George Kittle Named 'Yahoo Fantasy Performer of the Game' and 'YAC King' by K'Waun Williams
Keiana Martin and K'Waun Williams broke down George Kittle's "Saturday Night Football" performance, naming him the Week 16 'Yahoo Fantasy Performer of the Game.'
ORIG3N DNA of a Play: K'Waun Williams Analyzes Forced Fumbles in 2019
Williams reviewed some of his cornerback-leading four forced fumbles during his 2019 campiagn.
49ers Reveal 2019 'My Cause My Cleats'
Take a look at the reactions from members of the 49ers as they unboxed their personalized cleats for the 'My Cause My Cleats' campaign.
49ers Players and Their Families Make a Special Thanksgiving Dinner at Martha's Kitchen
The 49ers teamed up with Martha's Kitchen to serve a Thanksgiving dinner to those in need.
1-on-1: Catching Up with 49ers 'Shark' K'Waun Williams 🦈
K'Waun Williams reacted to his teammates campaigning for him to be added to the Pro Bowl ballot, broke down the origins of his nickname and his affinity for spearfishing in this week's Toyota 1-on-1.
Intel True View: DeForest Buckner's First-career TD vs. Seahawks
Watch K'Waun Williams sack Russell Wilson, Fred Warner force a fumble and DeForest Buckner scoop the ball up and score his first-career touchdown against the Seattle Seahawks from every angle with True View technology powered by Intel. Multiple high-resolution cameras render thrilling, slow-motion replays and highlight reels.
Fred Warner Punches the Ball Out, DeForest Buckner Takes in for Six
After K'Waun Williams strip-sacked Russell Wilson, Warner forced out the loose ball, Buckner recovered it and took it all the way for a 49ers touchdown.
K'Waun Williams Forces the Fumble, DeForest Buckner Recovers It
Williams knocks the ball loose and Buckner recovered.
49ers Defense Named 'Yahoo Fantasy Performer of the Week' after Shutout in Washington
Laken Tomlinson and Keiana Martin broke down 49ers defensive performance against the Redskins in Week 7.
Top Moments from the 49ers 31-3 Victory over the Browns
Watch the top highlights from the 49ers victory over the Cleveland Browns on Monday Night football in Week 5.