James Edward Williams (born October 10, in Natchez, Mississippi) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League. He played for the New Orleans Saints (1990–1994), the Jacksonville Jaguars (1995–1996), the San Francisco 49ers (1997–1998), and the Cleveland Browns (1999). He played college football at Mississippi State University and was a sixth round draft choice in the NFL Draft. He was selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the NFL Expansion Draft.
James "Froggy" Williams (born March 18, 1928) is a former American football player. He was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in Williams was Rice's all-time leading scorer with 156 career points, including 75 extra points.