Grant Williams (American football)

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Grant Williams
No. 76, 77
Offensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1974-05-10) May 10, 1974 (age 40)
Place of birth: Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Career information
College: Louisiana Tech
Debuted in 1996
Last played in 2004
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played 122
Games started 49
Tackles 5
Stats at NFL.com

Grant James Williams (born May 10, 1974 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi) is a former American football offensive tackle who played nine seasons in the National Football League. He was a member of the Super Bowl-winning New England Patriots in 2002. He is not to be mixed up with Brock Williams who is the player who pawned his super bowl ring for $2000. (http://www.bing.com/videos/watch/video/nfl-player-pawns-super-bowl-ring/5d8ny6m5). He played college football for Louisiana Tech. Grant is married; he and his wife Emily have several children.

Grant is currently the chaplain to the St. Louis Cardinals through Athletes in Action, and spoke of his deep (Evangelical) Christian faith at Park Street Church of Boston, MA, on March 29, 2009.

High school years[edit]

Williams attended Clinton High School in Clinton, Mississippi and was a letterman in football, basketball, baseball, and track and field.