SB Report first learned via Twitter and later confirmed the sad and devastating passing of 4-year old Tyson Williams; son of Oakland Raiders Defensive Line Coach Terrell Williams. Young Tyson had been battling a sudden illness earlier this month and later died this past Friday; a mere precious handful of days following his fourth birthday.
The entire Oakland Raiders organization was deeply sadden upon hearing the sudden and tragic news. Head Coach Dennis Allen passed along a statement to the media, “We were all shocked by the news we received when we arrived in Baltimore last night. Terrell and Tifini have been dealing with unimaginable tragedy this week, and our hearts go out to them. We’re all deeply saddened by the passing of Tyson, and our deepest sympathies go out to Terrell and his entire family.”
As per the Oakland Raiders, little Tyson Williams loved cartoons, and his family especially was proud of how caring he was to his eight-month-old brother, Tahj. In fact, before Tyson passed away, he taught his brother to clap.
Those that wish to send condolences should mail them to Williams at team headquarters, 1220 Harbor Bay Parkway; Alameda, CA 94502.