The other day I was lucky enough to get a chance to talk to a player, College of William & Mary star B.W. Webb, a man many fans might not know a lot about currently but after the combine and the draft, they will without a doubt. Here is my conversation with one of the top small school players around – cornerback, B.W. Webb.
B/R: What does B.W. stand for?
B.W: I am named after my father, William, and it was just a nickname given to me so I knew they meant me and not my father.
B/R: What is your official size?
B.W.: I am 5'10" and (weigh) roughly 183.
B/R: How did you end up at William & Mary?
B.W.: Funny story: it was actually my only offer coming out of high school.
B/R: What are your thoughts on special teams?
B.W.: I love playing special teams, especially being a punt returner. Anything that gets me on the field.
B/R: Who was the best player you faced while at William & Mary?
B/R: What are you doing to stay in shape for the draft?
B/R: What was your best memory of your time at William & Mary?
B.W.: It has to be my first game in my college career when I had three interceptions and returned one for a touchdown against the University of Virginia...something I won't soon forget.
B/R: Where was your favorite place to play on road?
B.W.: Any of the trips to face a division one team, but especially playing at the University of Virginia my freshman year.
B/R: If a scout asked what game would you give them to see you at the best?
B.W.: This season I would say the Maryland game.
B/R: Do you think your time at wideout in high school helps you in preparation for playing defense?
B.W: Yeah, definitely does, as I know what the receiver is thinking and wants to do next.
B/R: Who was your favorite player/team growing up?
B.W: Two guys come to mind: first (Philadelphia Eagles quarterback) Mike Vick, as he is from the same hometown and area I grew up in. As for position-wise, I loved watching (Atlanta Falcons cornerback) Asante Samuel play.
B/R: What are things scouts can't learn watching you on film?
B.W: How competitive I am; I relish the chance to go up against bigger wideouts...Maybe I have “small man syndrome."
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Make sure you watch B.W. Webb at the NFL Combine starting this Wednesday, February 20th until Tuesday, February 26 on the NFL Network.
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