Chat Monday night with former Tide players is hosting two former Tide players Monday night for special chat sessions. Read more of who is chatting and how you can become a part of the chat event.

Rudy Griffin was a defensive tackle who played for the Tide from 2004-2005, under former head coach Mike Shula. Griffin will join subscribers at 7pm (CST).

Griffin took a redshirt his first year in Tuscaloosa after his transfer from The Citadel. Griffin is the current defensive coordinator for Demopolis High School.

Griffin started his coaching career serving as the defensive line and strength and conditioning coach at Dakota State University for one year. Griffin was the defensive line coach in his home state at Worth County High School in Sylvester, Ga. in 2007.

Griffin is married to the former Marquita Dorsey, from Birmingham, and they have a one-year old daughter, Genesis Bailey Griffin. His hobbies include spending time with his family and traveling.

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Shaud Williams will join chat at 8pm Monday night. Williams was recently inducted in the Texas High School Sports Hall of Fame.

Williams began his collegiate career at Texas Tech, transferred to Alabama in 2001, sitting out the season under NCAA transfer rules. As a member of the Crimson Tide, he rushed 410 times for 2,288 yards and 19 touchdowns, caught 45 passes for 389 yards and a score, returned 59 punts for 479 yards (8.1 avg) and a touchdown and gained 154 yards on eight kickoff returns (19.3 avg), finishing with 3,310 all-purpose yards.

For his collegiate career, he carried 577 times for 3,169 yards and 28 touchdowns, made 99 catches for 742 yards and one score, returned 60 punts for 485 yards (8.1 avg), including a touchdown and gained 263 yards on 13 kickoff returns (20.2 avg) as he amassed 4,659 all purpose yards.

In 2003, All-SEC second-team selection by the league's coaches and the Associated Press. He was semi-finalist for the Doak Walker Award, given to the nation's top running back.

Williams' 1,724 all-purpose yards rank fifth on Alabama's season-record chart. He was with the Buffalo Bills from 2004-2008.

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