Lionel Williams: 2018 Draft Prospect Interview
Name: Lionel Williams
School: Northwestern State
Position: Defensive Back/Outside Linebacker
Q: What were some of your goals heading into your final collegiate season?
To make an impact not only on the field, but off the field by being apart of changing the culture of the program. Getting back to competing for championships.
Q: If you could describe your style of play in 3 words, what would they be?
Versatile, High Motor, Smart.
Q: How will you train and prepare this offseason for the draft or other pro opportunities?
I’ll be training with Elite Athlete Development training in Virginia doing position and combine specific training.
Q: When you are studying film, what do you focus on or look for?
I look not only for tendencies of the linemen and splits from the Receivers, but I look at the play calling for the Quarterback to see what his favorite routes are and how that changes with different defenses.
Q: What separates you from the other players at your position?
I’m very smart and I continuously analyze film with my coaches. With me being able to play multiple positions, I pick up tendencies from other angles as well.
Q: What kind of strengths and abilities will you bring to a team that will stand out both on and off the field?
I’ll bring a high motor with relentless effort and leadership qualities.
Q: What is your final pitch or sell to NFL and other pro league scouts?
I’m a smart and hard worker that will bring relentless effort. I will also take what I learned from my coaches at Northwestern State and LSU in order to compete at a high level!