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2022 NFL Draft Prospect Interview: Cole Williams, LB, North Carolina Central University

Cole Williams the hard hitting linebacker from North Carolina Central University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds
Cole Williams the hard hitting linebacker from North Carolina Central University recently sat down with NFL Draft Diamonds owner Damond Talbot.
  • Name: Cole Williams 
  • Position: Linebacker
  • College: North Carolina Central University 
  • Height: 6’2”
  • Weight: 225
  • Twitter: _Fr6do
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What makes you a top prospect at your position  in the 2022 NFL Draft

  • I am a fast and  athletic linebacker who loves to be aggressive at the point of contact.

At what age were you first interested in the sport of football?
  • Around age 10

What is one thing that NFL teams should know about you?

  • I always play at 110 mph between the whistles.

If you could donate to one cause in the world, what would it be? 

  • I would donate to mental health organizations, because so many individuals struggle in silence.

What is the best advice you have ever received? 

  • “In life you have the freedom of choice but not the freedom of consequence”

Who was your childhood hero? 

  • LeBron James

Who is the most underrated teammate in your locker room at your school? 

  • Noah Rainbow-Douglas

What is your biggest pet peeve? 

  • I hate being late.

Overcoming adversity is what defines character, what was the hardest moment in your life to overcome? 

  • Losing a strong male figure like my Grandfather at a key age in my life.

Tell me something about your school and why it is so special to you?

  • The family aspect that made me feel at home once I stepped on the campus.

What is your favorite snack food? 

  • Salt and vinegar Chips

What is the best part of football? 

  • The moment you’re in a game and the opposing offense does the exact play you worked on all week in practice and you make the tackle. 

If you could sell yourself in one sentence what would you say? 

  • I will always put my team first.

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

  • Deion Jones

If you could have dinner with three people dead or alive, who would it be and why?

  • Walter Payton, Barack Obama and David Goggins.

Damond Talbot

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

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