Pre-NFL Combine Interview with William and Mary Star B.W. Webb

Patrick SchusterContributor IIIFebruary 18, 2013

Feb 02, 2013; New Orleans, LA USA; Rashad Thornton Sr., of New Orleans, jumps into the air at the Under Armour scouting combine area inside the NFL Experience, pro football's interactive theme park, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Mandatory Credit: Crystal LoGiudice-USA TODAY Sports
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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.W: Well, two guys come to mind; first has to be Tre Gray at Richmond and, at Weber State (now Atlanta Falcons), Tim Toone. Both presented a great challenge and where fun to go up against. 

B/R: What are you doing to stay in shape for the draft? 

B.W.: I am currently training at Bommarito Performance in Florida, doing everything they tell me so I will be ready for the combine.

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.