Q&A WIth ODU Football's J.J. Williams
By ODU Athletics
Feb. 18, 2009
A weekly Q&A with an Old Dominion University football player
6-2, 220, So.
Derby / Garden City CC
When did you begin playing football?
I began playing in the seventh grade in Florida
Who has had the greatest impact on your career?
Why did you choose to attend ODU?
I have family nearby
What has been the biggest difference between high school football and college football?
The speed of the game
What has it been the best part about being a member of ODU’s first football team in over 60 years?
I can help lead this to become a winning program
If you could play another position what would it be and why?
Wide receiver because I have good hands
Favorite sports other than your own?
After meeting Coach Wilder for the first time, what were your thoughts?
He knows how to talk to people
After meeting Coach Rondeau for the first time, what were your thoughts?
We’re going to work hard and win games
Do you have a pre-game ritual, if so what is it?
Kick a ball around
If you could line up opposite any player in the NFL and go 1-on-1, who would it be and why?
Ed Reed because I like a challenge
What song is stuck in your head right now?
Waddle by Gorilla Zoe
What is one thing people would be surprised to learn about you?
I’ve lived in Japan and England
What is your dream job?
Playing in the NFL
What is your most valued possession?
A letter a friend gave me before he took his life
What is your favorite place to eat on campus?