Bobby Williams (born November 21, 1958) is the current tight end and special teams coordinator for the University of Alabama Crimson Tide football team. Between 2000–2002, he was the head coach of the Michigan State Spartans football team.
During his time at Purdue University between 1978–1982, Williams was a four-year letterman for the Boilermakers football team and a captain in his senior season. He started for three years in the secondary, after spending his freshman season at running back. He graduated in 1982 with a degree in general management.
After spending one season as a graduate assistant at his alma mater, Williams got his first coaching position as a running back and secondary coach at Ball State, where he remained for two seasons. He spent the next five seasons as an offensive backfield coach at Eastern Michigan.