Larry English - Biography - NFL player and future husband of Nicole Williams

Larry English is a well-known American footballer who plays as the defensive end who at present, is working as a free agent. 

Early Life and Education

Larry was born on January 22, 1986 at Aurora Illinois. A milestone which led him to pursue his career was when English was named as the co-captain for a Roman Catholic High School for men, Marmion Academy in Illinois. Subsequently, the sports star was chosen as the Most Valuable Player (MVP) and the first-team All-Suburban Catholic Confernce, both in junior as well as senior year. Larry is formally educated in football, basketball and track.

College Achievements and Career

In 2004, Larry played the first game of the season for Northern Illinois University. Unfortunately, he had to sutain a few injuries in his first match. Next year, in 2005, he managed to play 11 games. The following year, then 20 year old Larry was on the First team All-MAC selection (Mid American Conference). In 2007, he was counted as the MVP for All-MAC. 

In the same year, English was awarded with Vern Smith Leadership Award - started in 1982. Moreover, he was titled as MAC defensive player of the year by sporting news and MAC News Association. Larry was able to achieve fame since a very young age. 

Professional Career 

Up until present, Larry has been associated with two American Football teams - San Diego Chargers (2009-2013) and Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2014-2015).

While at San Diego, Larry played as outside backliner in the NFL. Unfortunately, English fractured his legs in 2010 while at a training camp. Since then, he suffered numerous injuries which led the team to release him in 2014.

After taking off from San Diego, he joined Tampa Bay until 2015. Also, English is known to be the higest drafter player out of entire North Illinois. 

Personal Life

At present, the football star has been engaged to his long-time girlfriend of four years, super model Nicole Williams. The couple both are on the E!'s reality show - Wives and Girlfriends of high-profile atheletes (WAGS). 

6-carat Ritani Engagement ring 

The star proposed to his girlfriend during the series finale of WAGS. The ring which is estimated to be around $250,000 was designed by a New York based jewelery, Ritani. His fiance was very happy with the news, she took this opportunity to post a picture of her ring for the world to see. The rock is set in a 18-carat rose gold base with over 100 stones. 

Source : Instagram - Nicole Williams
Source : Instagram - Nicole Williams


On August 2016, during one of the episodes of WAGS, Larry's ex-girlfriend Metisha Schaefer was invited to dinner along with Larry and his current girlfriend Nicole by a third person - Tia Shipman - a model and a celebrity figure at WAGS. Things heated up when English's former girlfriend started accusing Nicole's boyfriend Larry about cheating and exposed about their breakup to the public. Nicole Williams was extremely furious to hear such disturbed accusations about her boyfriend which created a bad blood between the two rivals. 

Source : E! online

Source : E! online

Social Work

English, who himself suffered with great issues of Asthma when he was younng, was the chairman for American Lung Association - "Fight for Air Climb" in San Diego on 2011.