Tyler O'Brian Williams embarks on his second tour of duty as a graduate assistant with the Blue Raiders in 2006 after serving in the same capacity during the 2005 campaign.
Williams works with the offensive staff. Among his many responsibilities include assisting with the video staff, setting up meetings, and working with recruiting, as well as various on-field tasks.
A 2005 graduate of the University of Tennessee, Williams played for the Volunteers from 2000 to 2004. He was a member of the team's offensive line and was a three-time Academic All-SEC honoree (2002, 2003, and 2004).
Williams earned his bachelor of science in communications, majoring in journalism and electronic media, and graduated magna cum laude from Tennessee in May, 2005. He is currently pursuing an M.S. with a concentration in sports management from Middle Tennessee and will graduate in December 2006. Williams also graduated as valedictorian at Cosby High School.
Williams and his wife, Kimberly, reside in Murfreesboro.