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See inside Mario Williams' Houston mansion listed for $8.45 million

Mario Williams, the Texans’ No. 1 overall pick in the 2006 NFL Draft, is selling his Houston mansion in the heart of Memorial with a listing price of $8.45 million, according to luxury realtor Krista McGowen of NextGen Real Estate.

The home was built in 2006, the same year Williams purchased it for about $1.5 million shortly after signing his first NFL contract worth $54 million over six years.

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The gated home, built on 1 ½ acres, is located in Sherwood Forest, about a mile west of Memorial Park and as the listing says, “barely a 40-yard dash from Memorial Drive.