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Recruit Spotlight: LB Tyler Williams, Fair Park High School, Class of 2014

November 5, 2013

Tyler Williams-Property of LAFM
Tyler Williams-Property of LAFM

By Reid Althage

LAFM: Name, position, school?

My name is Tyler Williams, and I play LB/C for Fair Park High School.

LAFM: Current weight and height?

195 lbs,  5-8

LAFM: Current ACT score and GPA?

4.3 GPA

LAFM: 40 yard dash, max bench press, max cleans, max squat?

I am not sure about my 40-yard dash, but my max bench is 305, squat 405, and clean is 230.


LAFM: How is the season going for you and your team?

Its is going well overall. Recently, we have been on a little downhill slide, but we are pulling together and look to stop the slide this weekend.

LAFM: What has been your best game so far this season?

I would say Woodlawn. Even though we loss, the team executed on defense really well. They only scored once on us making it an 8-0 game.

LAFM: Who is your favorite football player of all time?

Brian Dawkins- He motivates me. He is a small guy who has the ability to lay guys out. It does nott matter about your size, but it matters about heart. He is also a great person off the football field.

LAFM: How old were you when you started playing and where?

12-13, I played for the local SPAR team in the area.

LAFM: Do you have any family members or friends that have had a big influence on you as you play football?

My mother just passed this Jauary. She was a big supporter of me playing football and is now a big motivator for me.

LAFM: If football does not work out for you, what do you see yourself doing? Have you thought of a major in college?

I thought of majoring in kinesiology and becoming an athletic trainer.

LAFM: Are there any schools that are recruiting you? Do you have any favorites?

None are recruiting me as of now. ULM is the one I want to go to the most, also I am looking at LA Tech.

LAFM: What positions are you being recruited for? What is your favorite positions and why?

I think I would play FB or SS in college. My favorite position to play is LB because I like to hit.

LAFM: what makes your school special?

My Whole Family graduated from Fair Park, so it has become a family tradition. At first, I did not want to go their, but I started to really enjoy the school once I joined the football team. It really helped me become a better person and bond with others.

About Reid Althage

Reid is from Harvey, LA and went to Brother Martin High School. He played men's NAIA soccer at LSU Shreveport for his first 2 years college. His junior year, Reid transferred to Baton Rouge and graduated from LSU with a Sports Administration Degree. He started with LAFM as an Intern in April 2013 and was hired in October. Reid loves anything to do with sports (Saints, Pelicans, and Liverpool FC Fan), the outdoors, and family/friends.