Closeup Tribute — Aeneas Williams

15-year NFL career with the Phoenix/Arizona Cardinals and the St. Louis Rams was fruitful for Aeneas Williams. Williams, who played cornerback and free safety, was selected to eight Pro Bowls, six All-Pro teams, the NFL 1990’s All-Decade Team, the St. Louis Rams 10th Anniversary Team, the Arizona Cardinals’ Ring of Honor, as well as being named the Bart Starr Man of the Year (1999) for exemplifying outstanding character and leadership in the home, on the field and in the community. On Aug. 2, he will add one more award to his list: Pro Football Hall of Fame. But his life hasn’t been all about football, especially since he retired in 2004. An ordained minister, Williams, along with his wife, Tracy, started Spirit of the Lord Church in St. Louis in 2007 after sensing God’s leading to start a ministry. That aligned with what he told Sports Spectrum for a story Read More

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