2007: Elite offensive line talent in the Southeastern Conference due to unique blend of agility and strength, Williams was named to First Team All-SEC by head coaches' ballot following regular season, becoming first Commodore offensive lineman voted to coaches' First Team in 23 years... Also received postseason First Team All-SEC recognition by Associated Press writers... Named Commodores' offensive team captain prior to senior campaign... Started all 12 regular season games at left tackle, finishing collegiate career with 33 consecutive starts... Earned "winning" blocking grade in every game as senior... Three-time recipient of team's Offensive Player of the Week honor... Received team's "Most Valuable Offensive Lineman Award" from coaching staff for the second consecutive season following season... Earned SEC's Offensive Lineman of the Week Award after dominating performance in 31-17 victory over Ole Miss on Sept 15... Initial recognition for team's top offensive player came after strong performance versus Alabama... Added top offensive performance honors following efforts at Auburn and Tennessee... Only quarterback sack allowed during season came in narrow loss against nationally ranked Georgia.
2006: Developed into the Commodores' top offensive lineman and one of the premier tackles in the Southeastern Conference... League coaches tabbed Williams as a postseason second team All-SEC recipient... In postseason ceremonies, earned team's Most Valuable Offensive Lineman Award from coaching staff... Started every game protecting quarterback's blind side at left tackle, running his consecutive start streak to 21 games... Constantly earned unit's top blocking grade... Shared team Offensive Player of the Week honors with receiver Earl Bennett following performance in win over Temple, then shared the same recognition with QB Chris Nickson following narrow loss at Kentucky... Earned the team offensive award outright for his performance in season finale versus Tennessee... After allowing one quarterback sack in the opener at Michigan, did not allow another in the final 11 games.
2005: In first year of collegiate action, this agile, yet versatile lineman continually showed improvement as the season progressed... By season's end, regarded as one of team's most dependable offensive lineman, alternating between two positions on left side with responsibility of protecting quarterback's blindside... Consistently graded out as one of team's top offensive linemen while seeing action in every game... Earned nine consecutive starts at left guard, though he played just as frequently at left tackle... Shared team's Offensive Player of the Week honors after performance in first collegiate start against Ole Miss... Two weeks later, named team's Offensive Player of the Week for performance against Middle Tennessee.
2004: Did not dress... Participated as practice squad offensive tackle, earning scout team Offensive Player of the Week honors after Tennessee game.
High School: Offensive tackle for powerful Louisiana team that went 10-2 enroute to district title... Named All-Region and All-Conference as senior... Named to 5A All-State Academic Team and was vice president of National Honor Society... Member of Key Club, French Club and Beta Club.
Academics: Williams will graduate this May with an undergraduate degree in Human and Organizational Development. He completed his course work in December.
Personal: Christopher Joseph Williams... Son of Joseph and Sandres Williams... Born Aug. 26, 1985... Dad is an electrical plant supervisor; mom is a hair stylist... Has twin sister... Married the former Marissa Love on April 5, 2008... Couple met at a Nashville restaurant where future wife worked... Superb bowler... For the last two years, organized summer softball league among teammates... Named Strength and Conditioning All-American following 2007 season by National Strength and Conditioning Association.