Scouting Report: Charles Williams III, LB, Assumption

#54 | Hartford, CT | 5110 | 230 | 4.72E | 2018 | Trainer: Boundless Performance (CT)


Constantly shows up around the football due to quick reactions and understanding angles, which allows him to cover plenty of ground sideline-to-sideline. Shows the ability to fight through traffic and make the tackle; a solid tackler who does a nice job anticipating the run and clogging the gaps. Had a knack for the big play as a senior, creating three forced fumbles and recovering two. Has experience playing special teams on kickoff, kick return and punt rush units. Currently training at Boundless Performance in reparation of the NFL Draft, where he is focusing on improving his flexibility, speed and conditioning. Needs to work on increasing his waist/knee bend and be able to open up his hips more. The label scouts will place on this player will be undersized, as he lacks the prototypical height. But what he lacks in length, he makes up for in heart. When speaking to him, he is very passionate about football, loves the game and shows a high level of confidence. He comes to work every day and plays full speed every play. He’ll need to check off all the boxes during his draft season, which includes testing well, being able to show he can cover backs and tight ends during positional drills, in addition to being able to play special teams. His nose for the football, along with his demeanor and skillset will endear him to NFL coaches once he gets into a camp.


2017: Appeared in twelve games, making 48 tackles … six and a half tackles for loss … two sacks … three forced fumbles … two fumble recoveries … one pass breakup. 

2016: Appeared in nine games, making ten total tackles… Recorded 1.5 tackles for a loss.

Prior to Assumption: Played football, basketball and did outdoor track at A.I. Prince Technical High School… Named First Team All-Conference in 2010 and 2011… Recorded 265 tackles, five interceptions and four touchdowns… Transferred from Central Connecticut State University…Volunteered for the Chris Baker Football Camp in Windsor, Conn. 

Personal: Son of Charles Williams Jr. and Jeryl Williams… Has three siblings, Chase, Chaz, and Chance… Has a son, Charles Williams IV… His cousin, Terrance Knighton, played in the NFL.

Fun Facts: Favorite athlete? Ray Lewis… Dream job? Professional football player… If you could meet anyone? My Dad… Favorite sports memory? Winning the NE10 Championship… Favorite movie? ATL.


2015-16 0.0 0
2016-17 9 6 4 10.0 1.1 1.5 3
2017-18 12 19 27 46.0 3.8 2 14 5 19 3 2 0 1
Total 21 25 31 56.0 2.7 2 14 6.5 22 3 2 0 1

Author: Rick Serritella

Established in 2002, NFL Draft Bible Founder Ric Serritella began his independent scouting service as a publication used by all 32 NFL teams. Eventually, it would evolve into an online scouting resource that reaches millions of people each month. An early adaptor to technology, the NFL Draft Bible produced the first ever livestream video show and live podcast on location from the NFL Draft. The NFL Draft Bible network extends to professional football leagues all over the world and includes general managers, executives, scouts, coaches, agents, trainers, advisors, along with other media outlets and draftniks. In addition to owning the NFL Draft Bible, Serritella has also served as executive producer of the T.Ocho Show (2010) on NBC Sports, producer for The Mike & The Mad Dog Show (2002) on YES Network, producer for NFL Now with Mike Francesa, one of the only nationally syndicated NFL shows at that time (2003), producer on ESPN Hollywoood (2005) and helped start up the Wall Street Journal YouTube channel (2007). He has interviewed the likes of Donald Trump, Roger Goodell, Archie Manning, Shaquille O'Neal, Allen Iverson, Danica Patrick, Venus Williams, Howard Stern, Don King, Jay-Z, Madonna, Bon Jovi and hundreds of other celebrities/athletes. Other involvements include helping build the fiber-optic system for MLB Network during his time as manager at HTN Communications, writing for USA TODAY, working for CBS and AEG Live. Since 2015, he has served as the Director of Media for the Parabolic Performance NFL Draft Prep program. In 2017, Serritella served as the Director of Player Personnel for the College Gridiron Showcase & Symposium. A graduate of Johnson & Wales University (JWU) in Providence, RI, Serritella earned a B.A. in Sports Entertainment & Event Management and was honored with the Inaugural Sports Entertainment & Event Management Success Board Achievement Award by the school in 2009. While attending JWU, he interned for the New England Patriots and ESPN X-Games. A proud member of the Pro Football Writers of America and the Football Writers Association of America, Serritella currently resides in his home state of New Jersey.

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