Grant Williams (American football)

Grant James Williams (born May 10, 1974 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi) is an American football coach and 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. Williams attended Clinton High School in Clinton, Mississippi and was a letterman in football, basketball, baseball, and track and field. He played college football for Louisiana Tech.

Grant Williams
St. Louis BattleHawks
Position:Offensive line assistant
Personal information
Born: (1974-05-10) May 10, 1974
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Height:6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Weight:320 lb (145 kg)
Career information
College:Louisiana Tech
Career history
As player:
As coach:
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played:122
Games started:49
Player stats at

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, and spoke of his deep (Evangelical) Christian faith at Park Street Church of Boston, MA, on March 29, 2009.

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.[1][2]


  1. "Grant Williams". Lindenwood Lions. Retrieved October 14, 2019.
  2. "XFL Coaching And Staff Hires, Includes Coach Moss's Daughter". XFL Newshub. July 25, 2019. Retrieved October 14, 2019.
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