Darrel Williams, a senior running back at John Ehret, has rushed for 398 yards on 30 carries with five touchdowns this season for the Patriots. The Patriots are 1-1 this season and will play at Fontainebleau on Friday.
You verbally committed to Arizona State. What made you choose the Sun Devils?
The coaches there have been on me from Day 1 and are still on me and I just felt like it was the best fit for me. I also had offers from Florida, Georgia, Tulane and ULL.
Your team didn’t win a game your junior season. What was it like to win that first game two weeks ago?
It was good knowing that it was my first win at Ehret and we gave coach (Corey) Lambert his first coaching victory.
Who is your favorite NFL player and why?
Adrian Peterson. He reminds me of me. He has speed and power and he can make a move on somebody and take it to the house. That’s why I wear No. 28.
Who will win the Super Bowl this year? The Saints, of course.
What’s your favorite app?
YouTube. I like watching football videos.
Who is the one player in the New Orleans area that you wouldn’t mind having as a teammate?
Spedey Noil (at Karr). He is amazing. He always makes unbelievable plays.
Who is your favorite teacher and why? I would have to say Ms. (Ashley) Sturgis. She is my English IV teacher. She is a cool teacher and she loves to teach her class.
Who’s your favorite entertainer? Mike Epps.
Who is your favorite music artist? Lil Wayne.
If they made a movie about your life, who would play the role of Darrel Williams? Kevin Hart.
If you could go on a date with any celebrity, who would it be? Beyonce.
Where do you see yourself in 10 years? In the NFL.
And what if you don’t make it to the NFL? I’d like to be in sports medicine.