Originally written on Larry Brown Sports  |  Last updated 10/24/14
Baltimore Ravens third-round draft pick Brandon Williams has traveled down an incredibly tough road to get to the NFL. Incredibly tough, and incredibly smelly. Williams was a star defensive tackle at Division-II Missouri Southern last season. During the summer when he was not playing football, Williams worked hauling and cleaning portable toilets to make some extra money for his family. His says that job helped motivate him to become an NFL prospect. “Sometimes, you got a little poop on you,” Williams told the Baltimore Sun on Saturday. “Every time I was doing that, I said to myself, ‘I gotta work harder, I’m not doing this the rest of my life.’ It motivated me to get better.” Who would have thought poop could be such a powerful motivational tool? However, it wasn’t just the poop that helped. Williams also said he pretended the port-O-potties were offensive lineman as he was lifting them onto his truck to take them to another location. Missouri Southern coach Darryl Daye even used W...
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