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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Jevonta Williams, DL, Grambling State University

Grambling State University defensive end Jevonta Williams is a terror off the edge

Grambling State University defensive end Jevonta Williams is a terror off the edge

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?

Jevonta Williams

What is your Height/Weight?

6’4 265 lbs

What is your position?

Defensive Line

Where do you play college football?

Grambling State University 

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

Reading books to girls and boys and participating in activities with the elementary schools

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

Anatomy Physiology

Where are you from?

Zachary Louisiana 

Who is your role model, and why?

My mother and grandmother. They always encouraging me to achieve anything I put my mind to

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball and track 

Did you play any other positions in football?

Power forward and I threw the shot put

At your position, what separates you from others?

My strength and quickness of my size, also have great hand and foot movement 

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

Looking for my opponent tendencies and weakness, specially in the offensive line

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Have to be Jeremy Hill and Lael Collins in high school 

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

Michael Bennett from Seattle, because of the his versatility of playing inside and outside the offensive tackle

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

Becoming a father, had to grow up quick to provide for my son

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Just listen to music and be to myself before the game starts 

What is your biggest strength?

Being consistent and a student of a game

What is your biggest weakness?

Worrying to much about different formations my opponent runs

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

I’m hard working and dedicated

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

Ray Lewis and the Baltimore Ravens 

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

President Obama, Rihanna and Gabrielle Union

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

My mother a house

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