Grant Williams
Personal information
Born: (1974-05-10) May 10, 1974 (age 49)
Hattiesburg, Mississippi, U.S.
Height:6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Weight:320 lb (145 kg)
Career information
High school:Clinton (MS)
College:Louisiana Tech
Career history
As a player:
As a coach:
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played:122
Games started:49
Player stats at · PFR

Grant James Williams (born May 10, 1974) is an American football coach and offensive tackle who played nine seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He was a member of the Super Bowl-winning New England Patriots in 2002. Williams attended Clinton High School in Clinton, Mississippi and was a letterman in football, basketball, baseball, and track and field. He played college football at Louisiana Tech University.

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Vertical jump
6 ft 7+34 in
(2.03 m)
322 lb
(146 kg)
34+58 in
(0.88 m)
9+12 in
(0.24 m)
5.6 s 1.94 s 3.27 s 4.79 s 23.5 in
(0.60 m)
All values from NFL Combine[1]

Signed by the Seattle Seahawks in 1996 after going undrafted in the 1996 NFL Draft, Grant spent 4 years with the team before going to the New England Patriots. During his 2-year stint with the Patriots, he would win Super Bowl XXXVI in 2001 when the Patriots beat the Rams 20–17. In 2002, he joined the St. Louis Rams, where he spent the final 3 seasons of his career with before retiring.

Coaching career

In 2019, he was hired by the St. Louis BattleHawks of the XFL as assistant offensive line coach. Prior to the XFL, he was in the same position at Lindenwood University.[2][3]

Personals life

Grant is married; he and his wife Emily have several children. He is currently the chaplain to the St. Louis Cardinals through Athletes in Action.


  1. ^ "Grant Williams | Combine Results | OT - Louisiana Tech".
  2. ^ "Grant Williams". Lindenwood Lions. Retrieved October 14, 2019.
  3. ^ "XFL Coaching And Staff Hires, Includes Coach Moss's Daughter". XFL Newshub. July 25, 2019. Retrieved October 14, 2019.