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Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Rasheed Williams, RB, Alfred State College

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Every year, NFL Draft Diamonds brings our readers the best in depth interviews on the internet. We specialize in giving players an opportunity to showcase their talents on our website. We conducted interviews last year with over 300 plus players. We want you to enjoy our interviews, because when these young men are in the league, we will not be surprised, and neither should you. 

What is your name?

Rasheed Williams

What is your Height/Weight?

6’1 215

What is your position?

Running Back

Where do you play college football?

Alfred State College

How many teams were recruiting you out of high school?

6

How did you choose your school?

The Head Coach gave me an opportunity to play and I like the degrees they had to offer

Where are you from?

Swedesboro, New Jersey

Who is your role model, and why?

My Mom is my role model because I learned work ethic from her and to see her work so hard to provide

Have any scouts met with you yet, and if so what are they saying?

Yes, they say they love my style of running the ball

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball, Track

Did you play any other positions in football?

Wide Receiver

At your position, what separates you from others?

My work ethic and dedication to getting better everyday. My size and speed and catching ability

When you are breaking down film, what do you look for?

When I break down film to prepare for a game, I look for what type of defense the opposing team is in, what type of scheme they work with

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Ryan Ballard, St.John Fisher College

If you could compare your play to one player in the NFL who would it be and why?

Reggie Bush because we are similar in size and have the ability to make people miss

What was the biggest obstacle in your life you had to overcome, and how did you overcome it?

In 12th grade I separated my Shoulder in training camp, in four weeks I was back to playing

rasheedDo you have any pre-game rituals?

Praying before every game

What is your biggest strength?

Leadership

What is your biggest weakness?

Blocking

If I were a GM and gave you a second to sell yourself, what would you say?

Team player guy, come every day to work hard and get the team better

Who was your favorite player and NFL team growing up?

Brian Westbrook, Philadelphia Eagles

If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would you choose?

Michael Jordan, Brian Westbrook, LeSean McCoy

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