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NFL Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Zaire Williams, RB, Westminster College

What is your name?

Zaire Williams

What is your Height/Weight?

6’0 205

What is your position?


Where do you play college football?

Temple University, University of Maine, Westminster College

Where are you from?  Sicklerville, New Jersey

Who is your role model, and why?

My role model would have to be my father, he is the definition of hard working. He does what he needs to support  his family while still provide the love as a father should and I couldn’t thank him enough

Who was your favorite teacher?

6th-grade teacher Mrs. Branch she opened my eyes to education and expanding my mind and learn about the things I’m interested.

Did you play any other sports growing up?

Basketball, baseball, lacrosse, track, and field

Who was the toughest player you ever faced?

Tyler Matakevich

Who is the most underrated player on your team?

Todd Jeter

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

Bring the ruckus – Wu-Tang Clan

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

I would compare myself to Matt Forte. I pride myself on being able to do it all at the RB position, especially my pass blocking. Matt Forte was an all-around back and great pass blocker

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

Having my grandmother pass and not being able to speak with her before she passed or make her funeral.

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

I try to stretch as much as possible game day. I’m locked in as well, I don’t appreciate laughter or having fun before a game because in my eyes I’m going to war

What was the most memorable play of your collegiate career?

Scoring my first touchdown. After I scored I saluted the fans, afterward my head coach chewed me out.

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

I met a homeless man in Philadelphia while shopping, we had a great conversation, so I figured I’d get him a hot for two nights.

Who was your favorite NFL team growing up?

Seattle Seahawks

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