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BIGPLAY Scouting Report: Quinnen Williams

A scouting report of Alabama defensive tackle Quinnen Williams

Quinnen Williams, DT, Alabama

Prospects are graded on a 1-4 scale. 1=below average, 2=average, 3=excellent, 4=elite.

Strengths:

-Elite speed

-Very explosive at the point of attack

-Strong hands

-Good pass rushing technique

-Maintains a good base

-Takes good angles

-Strong motor

-Nose for the football

-Has a knack for big plays

-Gets upfield in a hurry

-Has an elite repertoire of moves

-Plays at a good pad level

-Great size

-Is an intimidating presence; teams will have to dedicate extra time planning for him

-Swallows his gap; frees up linebackers to get downhill and make plays

-Plenty of upside; still improving

-Very fluid as an athlete

Weaknesses:

-Has not played as much as some other guys

 

Williams is the second best prospect in this class and he is a Nick Bosa caliber player. His athleticism is a 4; he is a freak with elite speed and quickness. His pass rushing ability is a 4; he maintains a strong base, has strong hands, gets his arms extended, and his technique is elite. His rush defense ability is a 4; he maintains leverage and sheds blocks extremely well. His size is a 4; he is a very physical and intimidating presence on the defensive line. His pad level is a 4; he stays low and gets his hands inside.

Williams has the potential to be an Aaron Donald or Gerald McCoy-caliber player.

Overall Prospect Grade: 4

Potential NFL suitors: Arizona Cardinals, Oakland Raiders, San Francisco 49ers.

 

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