NFL CAREER – Fourth-year cornerback joined the Saints in Week Two of the 2016 season after previous stints with the Tennessee Titans (2015), Pittsburgh Steelers (2014) and Dallas Cowboys (2013). Originally drafted by the Cowboys in the fourth round (114th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft, Webb has logged 35 career games (two starts),34 total tackles (29 solo), one interception, four pass defenses and six special teams stops. He has also appeared in one postseason game with Pittsburgh in 2014.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS – Signed by New Orleans Saints, 9/13/16; Released by the Titans, 9/2/16; Signed from the practice squad to the Titans 53-man roster,11/7/15; Signed by the Tennessee Titans to their practice squad, 9/9/15; Released by the Pittsburgh Steelers, 9/5/15; Claimed off waivers by the Steelers from the Dallas Cowboys, 8/29/14; Waived by Dallas, 8/28/14; Signed by the Dallas Cowboys to a four-year contract, 5/14/03; Selected in the fourth round (114th overall) by Dallas in the 2013 NFL Draft. 2015 – Played in nine games w ith tw o starts in his first and only season with the Titans and registered 22 tackles, an interception and three passes defensed. Collected his first career interception at New Orleans, Nov. 8. Tied for the team lead in tackles once in 2015 (at NYJ). Tied for the team lead in passes defensed twice (at NO, at NYJ). Tied for the team lead in tackles for loss once (at IND)…At New Orleans, Nov. 8, made his Titans debut and saw significant action as a reserve cornerback. Totaled a career-high five tackles and an interception. Collected first career interception by picking off a Drew Brees pass in the end zone in third quarter…Vs. Carolina, Nov. 15, saw action as a reserve cornerback and tallied four tackles…Vs. Jacksonville, Dec. 6, saw action as a reserve cornerback and posted a tackle and a pass defensed. Broke up a third- and-four pass intended for Allen Robinson during the Jaguars’ final drive of the game…At N.Y. Jets, Dec. 13, started at cornerback and tied for the team lead with a career-high eight tackles and a pass defensed…At Indianapolis, 1/3/16, started as the team’s nickel back and recorded three tackles, including a stop for loss. Stuffed Donte Moncrief for a two-yard loss on a short pass late in the first quarter. 2014 – Saw action as a reserve in 11 games during the regular season and collected two special team stops. Made his postseason debut against Baltimore in the AFC Wild Card Playoff, 1/3/15. 2013 – Saw action as a reserve in 15 games and compiled 12 tackles and a pass defensed. Totaled four solo special teams tackles on coverage units.
COLLEGE – Started a school-record 48 games over his four-year career at William & Mary and registered 151 tackles, 7.5 tackles for loss, 11 interceptions, 30 passes defensed, one forced fumble and two fumble recoveries. Finished with four career touchdowns (two punt returns and two interception returns)…As senior in 2012, started all 11 games and finished with 46 tackles, one tackle for loss, eight passes defensed, one forced fumble and two fumble recoveries. Was selected to play in the 2013 Senior Bowl as well as participated in the 2013 NFL Draft Combine. Was named first-team All-America by Phil Steele as well as second-team All-America by the Associated Press and The Sports Network. Selected as an ECAC First Team All-Star and chosen as the CAA co-Special Teams Player of the Year. Honored as first-team All-League as a cornerback for the third consecutive season. Also garnered second-team all-conference honors as a punt returner…As junior in 2011, started all 11 games and registered 40 tackles, three tackles for loss, two interceptions and five passes defensed. Garnered first-team All-Conference honors at cornerback for second consecutive season. As sophomore in 2010, started all 12 games and recorded 42 tackles, a half tackle for loss, one interception and six passes defensed. Earned All-CAA first team honors as a cornerback and second-team honors at punt returner…As redshirt freshman in 2009, started all 14 games and posted 23 tackles, three tackles for loss, eight interceptions and 11 passes defensed. Named CAA Defensive Rookie of the Year and the ECAC Rookie of the Year. Selected All-CAA second team as a cornerback and third-team as a punt returner. His eight interceptions tied for second-most in the nation. His interception total was a freshman school record and tied for third on the school’s single-season record list…As a freshman in 2008, redshirted and did not see any game action…Majored in kinesiology and health sciences at William and Mary…Served as president of the Alpha Delta Sigma chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
PERSONAL – Attended Warwick High School (Newport News, Va.), playing at safety, corner and as the team’s return specialist. Registered seven career interceptions, returning two for touchdowns…As a senior, averaged 18.2 yards per punt return and had three returns for touchdowns. Named first-team All-Peninsula District as a defensive back his senior year and received honorable mention honors as a junior…Was also a standout track performer who recorded a career-best time of 6.6 in the 55m dash and also excelled in triple jump and long jump… Named to the All-America Team in track…Also lettered in basketball…Has not cut his hair since his true freshman season at William & Mary in 2008…He has been a roller skating enthusiast since the age of six…Born William Wilson Webb, Jr. on May 3, 1990 in Newport News, Va.
Saints cornerback B.W. Webb recaps the final play of the game during today's 25-20 win over the Seattle Seahawks (New Orleans Saints Video)
Saints cornerback B.W. Webb met with media Thursday, Oct. 27 and talked about the Saints secondaries match-up vs the Seattle Seahawks wide receivers this Sunday (New Orleans Saints Video)
New Orleans Saints cornerback B.W. Webb speaks to media in the locker room on October 19, 2016.
Saints cornerback B. W. Webb picks off Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers to end the game.