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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Josh Williams, LB, University of Arkansas

Josh Williams is a very solid player for the Razorbacks. I love his abilities

NFL Draft Diamonds has been providing our readers Prospect Interviews over the past 3 years and this year we mixed things up a bit. Our questions are designed to give our readers a little more insight on the draft eligible player. We hope to bring you more than 350 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 to the right.  Now let’s meet our next prospect!!!!

What is your name? 

Joshua Williams

What is your Height/Weight?

6’1 245

What is your position?

LB

Where do you play college football? 

UNIV OF ARKANSAS

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

Volunteered at surrounding elementary schools.

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

College algebra

Where are you from?

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Who is your role model, and why?

Growing up it was Sean Taylor because I loved the way he approached the game of football.

Did you play any other sports growing up? 

Track

Did you play any other positions in football?

In high school I played safety and defensive end

At your position, what separates you from others? 

My speed and instinct

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

Certain tips such as offensive line stance to tell if it’s a run or pass

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Quite a bit of them it’s the SEC everyone is tough don’t have any specifics

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

Lawrence Timmons because we both are fast and physical 

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

The passing of my mom at a young age and being doubted by everyone and proved everyone wrong and made it to college and will be graduating with a degree may 2017

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

Listening to music and walking around the field picturing myself doing what I will be doing in the game.

What is your biggest strength?

My biggest strength is my speed and physicality

What is your biggest weakness? 

Shooting my hands and pad level

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

I am a dedicated person on and off the field and at any means I will get the job done and do the best that I can

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

My favorite team growing up was the Miami dolphins and Chicago bears

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

My mom, grandma, martin Luther king 

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

A place to live

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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