Lineman Goes Offensive at Auburn MVP Camp

A report on 2012 football prospect Quinteze Williams is featured.

Atlanta, Ga.--Quinteze Williams, who performed well at an Auburn football team camp in early June, returned for the Auburn MVP?Camp and was a player who stood out at the event.

On his previous visit to Auburn, the rising junior at Westlake High School spent much of his time working out as a defensive lineman. On his return trip he drilled as an offensive tackle.

"Actually, I want to play defensive end or defensive tackle in college, but a lot of people are telling me my future may be on offense at tackle," he says.

Williams notes that he realizes that offensive tackles with good size and quick feet are always in demand. "Teams want guys who can protect the quarterback's blindside," he points out.

Quinteze Williams (in hat) does a one-on-one drill at the Auburn MVP Camp.

A player who is 6-4 1/2, 250 pounds and growing, Williams is receiving recruiting attention from Auburn and a variety of SEC teams. "I had a pretty good camp the first time I came to Auburn and Auburn offered after that," he says. "It was very exciting.

"On the first camp I got a chance to have breakfast with Coach (Gene) Chizik, the head coach," Williams points out. "We talked about the basics--school, how important it is to maintain my GPA, what schools are offering me and he talked about the vibe they have going on at Auburn with all of the good athletes and the team being like a family."

At the one-day Auburn MVP Camp, the lineman received a lot of individual instruction and showed his potential. "It is a good feeling going against all of the good players at the camp because it makes me step up my game and helps me know that I?have what it takes to play offense.

"I know I can play on defense, but right now I want to concentrate on offense," says Williams, who notes that he has started on defense since his ninth grade season. "You have to have a different mentality to play on the other side of the football. My head coach told me I am going to be going both ways in high school and I want to be ready to do that."

Williams says he plans to have fun this summer at home and also spend some more time on college campuses. "I am going to try to hit up some more camps in July,"?he says. "Georgia and LSU want me to visit their camps and I might be coming back to Auburn for their one-day camp in July."

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