Andy Vasquez talks about the Jets rookies
Chris Pedota, NorthJersey
FLORHAM PARK — In some ways, Quinnen Williams is just a regular 21-year-old.
Before the Jets took the Alabama defensive tackle No. 3 overall in last month’s draft, he got starstruck while working out with future teammate Leonard Williams.
“I remember first meeting him, I was like, ‘Man, that’s Leonard Williams. He’s a beast. He’s from USC,” Quinnen Williams said Friday, at Jets rookie orientation. “I didn’t know at the time that I was going to play with him. So, yeah, I was like a little fan at first because, you’ve got to think about it … seven months ago I didn’t know I was going to start [at Alabama], so to be in this position right now, I’m like, bro that’s crazy. So when I get to meet people, I’ll be like, ‘Man, that’s dope.’”
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