2023 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Rashaun Williams, DL, New Mexico Highlands University
- Name: Rashaun Williams
- Position: DL
- College: New Mexico Highlands University
- Height: 6’2″
- Weight: 305 lbs
- Twitter: @RashaunWillia16
- Instagram: @daonly_rayray
What made you decide you wanted to be a football player?
Being aggressive and I just love the game of football.
What are your favorite moments from your football life?
Scoop n score in the end zone my Juco season and I love sacking the quarterback.
What are you looking to achieve as a football player going forward?
Getting better at certain things and playing football at the next level and be the greatest at my position.
If you could hang out with any football player past or present for a day who and why?
Ray Lewis, just because of the passion he had for the game and attitude for the game.
Which one of your family members inspires you the most and why?
My mom, because everything she does, she does the best and makes me want to go 10 times harder than she does.
What is your favorite defensive scheme and why?
4-2-5, because in a 4-2-5 there’s alot of action for me. 4-2-5 is for the defensive line and linebackers to make plays and you can stop the run.
What should we know about Rashaun Williams the person?
I’m a very, very talented person, love loved ones, very nice to get along with, a freak of nature and a very cool person to be around.
What stands out about your film the most?
Just the dog mentality, playing dirty and ready to destroy everything.
How do you handle challenges both in life and on the football field?
If it’s a hard challenge I’m going to go harder and if it’s an easy challenge I’m still going to go hard because I want to be the greatest.
What would a team get in a player like you?
Spark plug, motivation, joy, I’m a guy who wants everyone to play how I play.
What do you love the most about the game of football?
I love the way it’s played and the coaches who get hard on you, it motivates me.
Who is the most underrated player you’ve played with and why?
Shawntay Mills and Brendon Luper, because they work so hard and don’t get recognized and they have that motor that just doesn’t stop.