January 23, 2020

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Diamond in the Rough: Kameron Williams

Kameron Williams, 4-star and second ranked tight end in the state (by LGF), attends Ouachita Parish High School in Monroe, Louisiana. Kameron has an average of 8.6 in a variety of skills from agility, speed, footwork, hands, vision, height, weight and more which means he is a force to reckon with on the field. Kameron is from Monroe, Louisiana and was recognized with an All-District Award for his athletic performance. He is also a smart young man for managed a 2.9 GPA and a 19 on his ACT. Kameron is looking to have an outstanding year with his team and to continue on with his football career at the collegiate level so keep your eyes open as you might be seeing his name again later this season.


How long have you been playing football and what aspect of the game do you love most?

“I have been playing football since I was 5 and I love the physicality of it and the athleticism involved with it.”


What has been your biggest accomplishment in football?

“Earning scholarships and looks from different schools.”


Where have you seen the most growth in your game?

“I would say with my blocking and catching.”


How do you prepare for game day?

“Personally, I hydrate and get my mind right to prepare for what’s ahead of me.”


What is the most challenging aspect of football?

“The heat.”


Have you ever felt like quitting? What motivated you to keep going?

“It was during the summer, we had an intensive workout with a lot of running but it was my team. They are like my brothers so they just kept me going.”


What are you looking forward to this season?

“Man, having fun and winning.”


Who is your favorite NFL player and why?

“Travis Kelce because he reminds me of me. The way he plays tight end and uses his body to maneuver over small dbs.”


What has football taught you?

“It taught me responsibility and how to take care of my business especially in the classroom. I can’t just be an athlete; I have to be a student-athlete.”


Have you thought about a college major?

“Sports business and management or sports medicine because I love the field of sports and I can’t see myself not involved in sports.”


What advice can you give to players who look up to you?

“Don’t just work hard when you get to school you have to work after and you can’t always think about yourself you have to think about you team too.”


What does football mean to you?

“Everything. It is like way out from everything. When I am going through things I can just watch football and it will ease my mind.”


What is something the audience might not know about you?

“I am a family person and my mom has influenced me because she has been raising me by herself for a few years now. She has had a big impact on my life and she is my motivator.”