USFNation.com: How much competition is there at RB this year?
Ben Williams: A lot... there's like 11 players out there altogether.
USFN: Has it always been like this for you or have you always had to compete
for your spot?
BW: Throughout most of my life, I have. But competition is normal when you come and play for USF... You gotta compete... get better.
USFN: Out of the new guys, who's been coming to you for guidance and advice as a veteran member of the squad? And who's improving the most out of the new guys?
BW: Everybody's moving at a pretty good pace. Everyone comes to the meetings. So far they just come to me and ask when they need help. I don't mind helping.
USFN: How much were you weighing at the PapaJohns.com Bowl? And what is your ideal weight?
BW: I think I was 186 and 5'7. I like to play at like 200.
USFN: Where are you now in terms of weight and height?
BW: Right now I'm still 5'7 (laughing). I'm at around 200.
USFN: First week of Practice, What's the rustiest part of your game?
BW: I just like to work on my balance and flexibility.
USFN: Would you like to be more of a receiving threat this year?
BW: Any way my team can use me. That's the way I'm trying to be.
Receiving, Running, Blocking, It doesn't matter.
USFN: From your position, what's our strongest position this year?
BW: Right now the team looks pretty good. The whole team is doing pretty good.
USFN: Is this the best team we've had to date?
BW: Yes, No question.
USFN: Mike Ford has gotten a lot of hype this year, do you see the talent?
BW: Yeah, Mike Ford is good. He's big. He has some weight, speed...
USFN: What about Jamar Taylor?
BW: He came in not too long ago, you know... He's learning quickly. He's
going strong and moving pretty good.
Here's a side Note for NCAA '08 Fans.
USFN: How did you feel about the game's depth chart?
BW: Man, they didn't even try to research us, I was really disappointed.
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