High School Football

Behind the Facemask with Nooksack Valley’s Blake Williams

Name: Blake Williams

Year: 2015

Height: 6-foot-2

Weight: 215 pounds

Positions: Right guard/defensive tackle

Question: How did you first start playing football?

Answer: I decided to try it out in fourth grade and have loved it ever since.

Q: What do you like most about playing football?

A: Getting tackles and sacks.

Q: What is your favorite part of game night?

A: Making a big play in front of everyone.

Q: What is your favorite football memory?

A: Football camp.

Q: What is your favorite play to run on game night and why?

A: Thirty-five counter, because the play relies on me making a block.

Q: Who is the funniest guy on your team and why?

A: Brady Wood, because he always has something funny to say about everything.

Q: What is your usual/favorite pregame meal?

A: A roast beef sandwich.

Q: Do you have any pregame rituals/superstitions?

A: Before every game I listen to a motivational speech by Eric Church.

Q: Is there a reason you chose your jersey number?

A: My grandpa, dad, and my brother all wore 69.

Q: What position, other than the ones you currently play, would you like to try and why?

A: Linebacker, because they get all the tackles.

Q: What drill do you dislike running the most in practice?

A: Doing the chutes.

Q: Do you root for the Huskies or Cougars and why?

A: Huskies, because my parents always rooted for them when I was little.

Q: Who is your favorite NFL player and why?

A: Kam Chancellor, because he is a monster.

Q: What do you think is the best sports movie and why?

A: “Friday Night Lights,” because it has a good interpretation of what football means to a team.

Q: What other sports do you like to play?

A: I like to play basketball when I’m not playing football.

Q: What do you plan to do after you are done with high school?

A: Take on whatever comes my way.

Q: What other hobbies do you have?

A: I like to downhill mountain bike when I'm not busy with sports.

Q: What is the most played song on your phone/iPod?

A: “Alright” by Logic.

Q: What is your favorite TV show and why?

A: “Friday Night Lights,” because it has to do with football.

Q: What is your favorite video game?

A: “NCAA 14.”

Q: What is your most favorite and least favorite class in school and why?

A: P.E is my favorite class, because all you do is play games. Math is my least favorite, because it’s math.

Q: Who is your favorite follow on Twitter, and why?

A: Athletes Only, because it has good quotes about sports.