It is quite amusing to observe that some players are gifted with a peculiar nickname due to their playing prowess and people start referring them by that name instead of the original one. Such an example is Cleven Williams. This NFL player is popularly known as Tank Williams. He was born in Gulf port in Mississippi in June, 1980. He has got the perfect height and weight for a football player. Tank Williams started his football career in his schooldays in Mississippi. He used to play for both the positions of quarterback and a safety. He was also proficient in playing Basketball. It was during his school days that he used to be a bag boy in the Winn Dixie grocery store. During his college days he played football at Stanford. Tank Williams is a prolific player who has accomplished many feats in his career and has played for some of the leading and eminent teams of the nation. He started his football career with the Tennessee Titans. There he continued playing for 4 seasons. During his tenure in the Titans he proved himself to be a promising and efficient player. After leaving his first club, Tank Williams joined the Minnesota Vikings. There he had to face the bad phase of his career. In 2006, his knee cap was shattered during practice and he was put on reserve for that season. It was a big setback for him. Thereafter he went through a mixed fortune in the club as he was released and re signed. According to some sources, New England Patriots has signed Tank Williams on the 5th of March, 2008. It is said to be a one year contract even though the monetary aspects are yet to be revealed.