Dion Williams

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Birthday
18, 1983
Birthplace
Germany
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
18, 1983 (age 35)
Birthplace
Germany

About

Linebacker turned pit crew member who became a NASCAR front-tire carrier, primarily for Jeff Gordon. Desired for his athleticism from playing football, he helped spearhead a movement of former college athletes joining pit crews in racing.

Before Fame

He played college football at Wake Forest and was a member of the Vikings during the 2004 preseason when his seventh career concussion prematurely ended his career.

Trivia

He became the first black man to work with Jeff Gordon's team as well as the first to win a Sprint Cup Series, doing so as part of a crew.

Family Life

He was one of six children born to Elmer and Yolanda Williams.

Associated With

He's also worked on a team for Dale Earnhardt, Jr.