Thomas Williams, born in Vacaville, California, was an NFL Linebacker from 2008-2012. In his time with the NFL he played with the Jaguars, Seahawks, Patriots, Bills, Panthers, and Buccaneers. He was forced to retire after suffering from a neck injury. He is now a motivational speaker having traveled all across the globe, and guest lecturing at is alma mater, USC. He is also a published author with his autobiography, “Permission to DREAM”.