September 20, 2021
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Gridiron Football Diamond In The Rough: Kole Williams

Kole Williams is a class of 2021 linebacker for Nansemond River High School in Suffolk, VA. Kole has been selected as a Gridiron Football Diamond In The Rough because I feel that he will excel at the next level. Kole has a 3.1 GPA. He is 6 ft and weights 215 lbs. I like Kole because he plays with high motor, hard hitter, reads the plays well, good speed, and has decent hip flexors. Kole at times tends to overrun plays, but has good speed and awareness to compensate. Kole has all the tools to become an élite Linebacker.

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How long have you been playing football?  I’ve played football since age 6. 

Tell me something that you have learned about yourself while playing football? I learned to take advantage of every opportunity that comes my way. 

What do you love about playing football? I love competing and the thrill of dominating my opponent. 

Tell me about your mentors. How have they impacted your life? My mentor is my father who was a linebacker for Va Tech. He pushes me to be a better student and football player. He believes in me. 

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What makes you a special player? I love to study game film. I am also explosive and I have a nose for the football. 

What would a college get if they were to sign you? They would be getting someone who is going to give them their money’s worth. I have great work ethic and good grades. 

What is your GPA, ACT/SAT score? My grade point average is a 3.1. My SAT score is 860. 

Why do you want to play college football? It has been a dream since childhood to play college football. I can’t wait to experience the satisfaction of making that dream come true. 

Tell me about your typical game day routine. What are some things you have to do before a game? Game day for me starts when I wake up and read my bible. I then look over the film again and listen to my pregame music. 

Tell me about your favorite game you have played in. My Favorite game so far was when we played district rival Indian River in 2019. They beat us in the regular season but we beat them in the playoffs. 

What are some of your accomplishments so far?  Over 17 games, I’ve had 135 tackles, 5 sacks, 15 tackles for loss and 1 interception. I was named 1st team all district linebacker in my junior year and team captain. I am expecting more honors for my senior season. 

What are your goals for next season?  My goals are to make the college team that I am on better. I am faster and stronger and can’t wait to prove what I can do.

What has been the biggest thing you have had to overcome to play this game? I was overlooked for varsity in my sophomore season, so I had to wait until my junior year to fight and earn the starting position. I like it when people doubt me because that drives me to prove them wrong

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