A graduate of Dora High School, Coach Williams was ranked nationally by Scout.com as the No. 39 DE and No. 22 in Alabama entering college. He was rated as a top 50 defensive linemen by Rivals.com. Selected first team All-State Class 4A by the Alabama Sports Writers Association. He finished second on his team with 123 tackles and added 11 sacks as a senior. Williams also played at tight end, posting 393 receiving yards and 6 touchdowns. He accumulated 81 tackles and 8 sacks as a junior.
Williams appeared in 33 career games and produced 17 tackles in four years (2007–10) at the University of Alabama where he was part of the Crimson Tide’s 2009 National Championship team under head coach Nick Saban. He earned a starting role in eight contests during his senior season, recording 12 tackles in 13 games. Also recorded Alabama’s only blocked kick in 2010 and posted a career-high 3 stops against Penn State. He 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.
On May 21, 2019, Williams was named head football coach at Carbon Hill where he led the team to the playoffs for the first time since 1999.
He was named head football coach of his alma mater, Dora High School, on December 10, 2020.