Front Office

Richmond Williams
Pro Scout

Biography

Richmond Williams enters his 10th year with the Packers in 2017 and first as a pro scout. Named to his new position in June 2017, Williams worked as a college scout for the past five seasons. He previously served as the team’s National Football Scouting representative to the annual NFL Scouting Combine and authored evaluations of all prospective seniors in the Southwest region. Williams spent the 2007 training camp as a scouting intern with the Packers.

Also in 2007, Williams volunteered as an assistant in the football office at his alma mater, the University of Iowa. His duties included helping coaches plan their recruiting trips and breaking down defensive game film.

Prior to working in the football office, Williams lettered two years as a cornerback for Iowa, where he was teammates with former Packers DT Colin Cole. He earned the Iowa “Team Leader” award all four years of his career, given by the coaching staff to the player who made high contributions on scout and special teams during weekly preparation. In 2006, Williams earned a B.A. in economics, as well as a certificate of entrepreneurship. 

Williams was a two-sport athlete in football and track and field at North Augusta (S.C.) High School. He played cornerback and wide receiver, and was a state-champion long jumper as a senior, also participating in the 4x100-meter relay. Williams was named to the Who’s Who in Scholar Student-Athletes in 2001, and was named North Augusta’s Star Student-Athlete of the Week.

Williams has stayed active in the community by coaching a Little League football team, reading to elementary-school students, and working at a literacy summer camp. Nicknamed “Richey,” Williams resides in Dallas, Texas.

Richmond Williams enters his 10th year with the Packers in 2017 and first as a pro scout. Named to his new position in June 2017, Williams worked as a college scout for the past five seasons. He previously served as the team’s National Football Scouting representative to the annual NFL Scouting Combine and authored evaluations of all prospective seniors in the Southwest region. Williams spent the 2007 training camp as a scouting intern with the Packers.

Also in 2007, Williams volunteered as an assistant in the football office at his alma mater, the University of Iowa. His duties included helping coaches plan their recruiting trips and breaking down defensive game film.

Prior to working in the football office, Williams lettered two years as a cornerback for Iowa, where he was teammates with former Packers DT Colin Cole. He earned the Iowa “Team Leader” award all four years of his career, given by the coaching staff to the player who made high contributions on scout and special teams during weekly preparation. In 2006, Williams earned a B.A. in economics, as well as a certificate of entrepreneurship. 

Williams was a two-sport athlete in football and track and field at North Augusta (S.C.) High School. He played cornerback and wide receiver, and was a state-champion long jumper as a senior, also participating in the 4x100-meter relay. Williams was named to the Who’s Who in Scholar Student-Athletes in 2001, and was named North Augusta’s Star Student-Athlete of the Week.

Williams has stayed active in the community by coaching a Little League football team, reading to elementary-school students, and working at a literacy summer camp. Nicknamed “Richey,” Williams resides in Dallas, Texas.