Having grown up in Irving, Bill has deep roots in the DFW area.
A graduate of the University of Oklahoma, he has spent his entire sportscasting career in the state of Texas, working in Lubbock, San Antonio, and Dallas-Fort Worth.
He spent eight years at KXAS-TV from 1990-97 before becoming the television play-by-play broadcaster for the Texas Rangers baseball club for five years.
Since then, Bill has worked for the Dallas Cowboys, doing pre-season television play-by-play on CBS 11 as well as hosting a variety of weekly television programs including Cowboys Huddle on CBS 11.
Bill also has worked for Fox Sports Net and ESPN doing play-by-play of a wide variety of college sports including Big 12 football, basketball, baseball, swimming and diving, gymnastics, track and field and wrestling.
Bill and his wife, Stacy, live in Southlake and have three daughters, Jennifer, Jessica and Jordan.
“It’s a job interview, and it’s a day by day process.” Williams told CBS 11 Sports. “It’s traveling. It’s working out. It’s doing everything you can just to get to the draft.”
It’s NFL Draft Week in North Texas, and time to reveal the contents of the 2018 Big Green NFL Draft Scouting Notebook.
Last year, the buzz after the NFL Draft was about how the Cowboys pick was announced. Cowboys legend Drew Pearson made the pick official in front of angry Eagles fans.
Roger Staubach was the Cowboys starting quarterback in 1974. But the team still drafted Danny White, who took over after Staubach and led the Cowboys to five playoff appearances.
Former Cowboys draft guru Gil Brandt was there for the team’s first NFL Draft in 1960, using cutting-edge computer technology to help Dallas make their picks.
The NFL Draft is an opportunity for football teams to improve by bringing in some new talent. But many times, the most impactful players actually go undrafted.
Most drafted football players make their first impressions on the field, but all eyes were on Emmitt Smith when he arrived wearing bright yellow polka dots.
The Cowboys introduced the war room camera in 1992, giving football fans a chance to see the NFL Draft from a new perspective.
The Cowboys traded up to the second spot in the 1977 NFL Draft in order to make a difference maker. And what a difference Tony Dorsett proved to be for the team.
BLOG: Legendary Cowboys Draft Guru Gil Brandt – ‘There’s A Huge Difference In The Quarterbacks This Year’
We had an opportunity to sit down with the legendary former Cowboys draft guru Gil Brandt, who took time out from his incredibly busy pre-draft schedule to visit.
In the 1964 NFL Draft, 128 players were selected before the Cowboys picked quarterback Roger Staubach. Even then, a five-year naval committment kept him from joining the team until 1969.
Jason Garrett took over as the Cowboys head coach and started working on improving the offensive line. The team started by drafting Tyron Smith with the ninth overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft.