Chavis Williams is the head football coach of the Dora Bulldogs. He played football for Dora High School as a Defensive End and Tight End. Chavis was a member of the graduating class of 2007. He played college football at the University of Alabama and in the NFL for the Baltimore Ravens as a Linebacker.
High school career
Williams attended Dora High School, where he was ranked nationally by Scout.com as the No. 39 DE and No. 22 in Alabama entering college. Rivals.com rated him as one of the top 50 defensive linemen in the country. Selected first team All-State Class 4A by the Alabama Sports Writers Association. He was selected to the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star game in 2007.cite Finished second on his team with 123 tackles and added 11 sacks as a senior. Also played TE, posting 393 receiving yards and 6 touchdowns. Accumulated 81 tackles (averaging 9 per game) and 8 sacks as a junior.
Williams appeared in 33 career games and produced 17 tackles in four years (2007–10) at Alabama. Earned a starting role in eight contests during his senior season, recording 12 tackles (5 solo) in 13 games. Also recorded Alabama’s only blocked kick in 2010 and posted a career-high 3 stops against Penn State. Played in seven games with 2 tackles as a junior for the Crimson Tide in 2009, contributing mostly as a third-down pass rusher and on special teams. Served as a reserve LB as a sophomore in 2008, appearing in five contests mainly with special teams. Recorded 1 sack (-9 yards) against Clemson at the Georgia Dome. Appeared in eight games as a freshman in 2007 at both LB and on special teams, recording 2 tackles (1 solo).
Williams was signed by the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent. He was later promoted from the practice squad to the active roster. He recorded 2 tackles on a team that went 12-4 during the 2011 season. On August 31, 2012 he was released.
On May 21, 2019, Williams was named head football coach at Carbon Hill High School where he led the team to the playoffs for the first time since 1999. He was named head football coach of the Dora High School Bulldogs on December 10, 2020.cite