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