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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Jordan Williams – Lambert, WR, Ball State University

Ball State wide receiver Jordan Williams has an NFL pedigree, He is a special player

Ball State wide receiver Jordan Williams has an NFL pedigree, He is a special player

NFL Draft Diamonds and our staff have been bringing our readers Prospect Interviews over the past 2 years and this year we mixed up the questions and added some fun questions for our readers. We have tons of NFL staff that read our interviews, and we actually received several of the questions from NFL scouts we speak too. This gives them a little bit more information regarding your character. We hope to bring you more than 300 interviews of NFL Draft Prospects this season. You will be able to track them all on the front page of our website in the banner.

What is your name? 

Jordan Williams-Lambert

What is your Height/Weight? 

6’3 225

What is your position? 

Wide Receiver

Where do you play college football? 

Ball State University

Football is about giving back, what is the coolest thing you have done off the field?

Coolest thing I have done to give back was go do landscaping for the families in our college community. 

What was the hardest college class you ever had to take?

The hardest class I have ever taken was my finance 445 class, which focused on Financial Statement Analysis

Where are you from? 

Indianapolis, Indiana

Who is your role model, and why? 

Brandon Marshall has been a good role model for me, He has had some good advice for me in the past and has done a lot of things to give back, while also producing on the field.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball, Baseball, Track, Wrestling

Did you play any other positions in football? 

I played Corner, Defensive End, and Tight End

At your position, what separates you from others? 

Being able to separate on routes, play physical, and go attack the ball.

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

 The type of techniques the corner plays, Defensive calls in certain situations, I look at how the safeties aligns in certain sets, and corners feet and hips

Who was the toughest player you ever faced? 

One of the toughest corners I have gone against was Desmond King at Iowa.

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

I would compare my game to Dez Bryant. His physicality, the way he attacks the ball, and passion for the game are some things I try to focus on.

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

One major obstacle was when my mom had thyroid cancer. That whole time period it was hard to focus and stay positive about everything as far as school, sports, and life in general.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

I always take a long hot shower and visualize making plays in the game. Afterwards I get a quick stretching session in.

As a small school football player what obstacles do you feel you have to overcome?

Being able to get your name out there, and obviously working with the things you have. We aren’t as fortunate as the bigger schools as far as having an indoor facility or getting a lot of gear. Our program doesn’t have the money that those schools have to be able to provide the things they do and we aren’t on national TV every week.

jordan williamsWhat is your biggest strength? 

Physical play, and ability to be a deep threat.

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

I would say I am a hard worker who takes criticism and will use it to get better. I also am not the best football player I can be yet and I have a lot of room for improvement. I can bring a lot to the table as far as being an asset to the team, and I will stay out of trouble.

Who was your favorite player and/or NFL team growing up? 

My favorite player was Terrell Owens and the Eagles team back when they had McNabb, Westbrook, and Dawkins.

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

Obama, Michael Jordan, and Warren Buffett

With your first NFL paycheck what would you buy?

 Move my mom into another house or apartment.

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