He was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the fourth round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at Tulane. Williams has also played for the Washington Redskins.
Williams attended East Saint John High School in Reserve, Louisiana.
He was named All-Metro, All-River Parish, and All-State Blue Chip while catching 53 passes for 1,101 yards and 23 touchdowns. He was also All-District in basketball and All-State in baseball.
Williams was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the fifth round of the 2000 Major League Baseball Draft. Williams owns the Tulane school record as well as the Conference United States of America career receiving touchdown record of 35.