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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Antwione Williams, LB, Georgia Southern University

Georgia Southern University linebacker Antwione Williams had a huge week at the Shrine game

Georgia Southern University linebacker Antwione Williams had a huge week at the Shrine game

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? 

Antwione Williams

What is your Height/Weight? 

 

6’3 247lbs

What is your position? 

Linebacker

Where do you play college football? 

Georgia Southern

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

I used to volunteer a lot of time at the boys and girls club in Statesboro Ga. I always gave out gear to kids and I enjoyed it.

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

Genetics

Where are you from? 

Morrow, Georgia

Who is your role model, and why? 

My Parents, they keep me grounded and they are the people I can trust and turn to.

Did you play any other sports growing up? 

Track and Field

Did you play any other positions in football? 

I can play every linebacker position

At your position, what separates you from others? 

My size and speed, and I am a large guy but I can move really well and I can run fast. Really fast!

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

I look for tendencies and try to break down an opponent go to plays on down and distance and visualize how I can be effective in my defense.

Who was the toughest player you ever faced? 

Trent Richardson

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

Navarro Bowman I feel like I can play fast hard and lead a team.

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

My fathers in the military and it wasn’t always easy to have him gone and him keeping a job before he deployed. I can say it wasn’t easy because money was tight but we always had each other.

Do you have any pre-game rituals? 

I just like to be relaxed and I have to put my left sock on before my right.

antwioneWhat is your biggest strength? 

Speed and knowledge

What is your biggest weakness? 

There’s always something I can improve in my game.

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

I am a versatile player who can play in the box and sideline to sideline. I am a model student and would be a model member of your organization.

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

Favorite Team growing up was the Dallas Cowboys

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

Ray Lewis, Patrick Willis, John F Kennedy

What will be the first big item you buy once you are in the NFL?

I haven’t thought of all that yet. I want to save as much as possible.

Rapid Answers:

  • Tupac or Biggie?
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  • Pizza or Burgers?
  • Dogs or Cats?

NFL Draft Diamonds was created to assist the underdogs playing the sport. We call them diamonds in the rough. My name is Damond Talbot, I have worked extremely hard to help hundreds of small school players over the past several years, and will continue my mission. We have several contributors on this site, and if they contribute their name and contact will be in the piece above. You can email me at nfldraftdiamonds@gmail.com

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