Signed to the Patriots active roster on Jan. 6, 2010 ... Originally drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the fifth round of the 2008 NFL Draft ... Released by the Jaguars on Sept. 5, 2009 ... Signed to the Patriots practice squad on Nov. 10, 2009.
2009 (0/0/0/0): Signed to the active roster on Jan. 6, 2010 ... Signed to the Patriots practice squad on Nov. 10, 2009.
2009 Postseason (0/0/0/1): Baltimore (1/10): Inactive.
2008 -- Jacksonville (6/0): Appeared in six game, playing on special teams and was listed as a day-of-game inactive 10 times in 2008 ... Finished with three special teams tackles and one forced fumble ... Saw action in his first NFL game at Tennessee on Sept. 7 ... Recovered a pooch kick at the end of regulation to force overtime versus Houston on Sept. 28 ... Recorded two special teams tackles versus Pittsburgh on Oct. 5 ... Had one tackle and a forced fumble at Detroit on Nov. 9.
Started 14 of 49 games at three linebacker positions and at fullback in four seasons at USC ... Finished career with 117 tackles, three sacks, 12.5 tackles for a loss, four forced fumbles and three interceptions ... 2007 (Senior): Appeared in 13 games with four starts as a senior ... Finished with a career-high 56 tackles, five tackles for loss, one interception, fve passes defensed and two forced fumbles ... Earned 2007 All-Pac 10 honorable mention acclaim and won USC's Most Inspirational Award and Co-Special Teams Player of the Year award ... 2006 (Junior): Began junior season as a backup linebacker, but was moved to fullback midseason ... Played in 13 games with two starts ... Made 18 tackles with 1.5 for loss, one sack, one interception and one forced fumble ... 2005 (Sophomore): Started eight of his 10 games at linebacker ... Finished with 29 tackles, four for loss, one sack, three passes defensed one forced fumble and one interception ... 2004 (Freshman): Played in all 13 game in reserve at linebacker and on special teams ... Made 14 tackles, two for loss and registered one sack ... 2003 (Redshirt): Redshirted as a freshman.
Thomas Washington Williams was born on Dec. 25, 1984 ... Attended Vacaville (Calif.) High School and was named 2002 Parada All-America, Super Prep All-America, Prep Star All-America and Tom Lemming All-America as a fullback ... Had 125 tackles, 12 sacks, two interceptions, six forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries as a senior ... Also lettered in baseball ... Attended the 2009 NFL Broadcast Boot Camp ... Majored in sociology at USC.