Chavis Williams at M&T Bank Stadium in August 2011.
|Date of birth:||July 10, 1989|
|Place of birth:||Dora, Alabama|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||240 lb (109 kg)|
|High school:||Dora (AL)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
High school career
Williams attended Dora High School, where he was ranked nationally by Scout.com as the No. 39 DE and No. 22 in Alabama entering college. Rated as a top 50 defensive linemen by Rivals.com. Selected first team All-State Class 4A by the Alabama Sports Writers Association. Finished second on his team with 123 tackles and added 11 sacks as a senior. Also played TE, posting 393 receiving yards and 6 TDs. Accumulated 81 tackles (averaging 9 per game) and 8 sacks as a junior.
Williams appeared in 33 career games and produced 17 tackles in four years (2007–10) at Alabama. Earned a starting role in eight contests during his senior season, recording 12 tackles (5 solo) in 13 games. Also recorded Alabama's only blocked kick in 2010 and posted a career-high 3 stops against Penn State. Played in seven games with 2 tackles as a junior for the Crimson Tide in 2009, contributing mostly as a third-down pass rusher and on special teams. Served as a reserve LB as a sophomore in 2008, appearing in five contests mainly with special teams. Recorded 1 sack (-9 yards) against Clemson at the Georgia Dome. Appeared in eight games as a freshman in 2007 at both LB and on special teams, recording 2 tackles (1 solo)
- Press Release: Ravens Waive McCann, Promote Williams from Practice Squad
- "Ravens Cuts: LB Chavis Williams falls short of making team". cbssports.com. Retrieved 31 August 2012.