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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Charles Williams, DL, Northwood University

What is your name? 

Charles Williams

What is your Height/Weight? 

6’2 250lbs

What is your position? 

Defensive End/LB

Where do you play college football? 

Northwood University

Where are you from? 

Ft. Lauderdale FL (born in Detroit MI)

Who is your role model, and why? 

My family because they are my support system. They have my back for everything. They sacrifice for me so I want to sacrifice everything for them. They want to see me make it just as much as I do.

Who was your favorite teacher?

Mr. Harris – Plantation High School

Did you play any other sports growing up? 

Baseball and basketball

Who was the toughest player you ever faced? 


Who is the most underrated player on your team?

Nick Tripp Safety

What is the one song that would fire you up before the biggest game of your life? 

Couldn’t pick just one

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

Shaq Lawson and Yannick Ngakoue. They aren’t the typical sized Defensive Ends in the league like myself but they play like it, using their speed to power advantage. We are very versatile.

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

Family Problem, still trying to overcome it.

Do you have any pre-game rituals? 

Hot and cold shower, Dynamic warmup of mine, a long prayer and my pre-game playlist

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

Winning our Rivalry game (Axe Bowl) twice. A couple good plays against Ferris State the past two years.

What is the coolest thing you ever did off the field for someone else?

Go MAD day hosted by Northwood University. Put smiles on kids faces and gave them some great advice that they promised to use.

Who was your favorite NFL team growing up? 

Detroit Lions

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

Barack Obama, Sean Combs and Chris Rock

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