February 23, 2009
Signee Update: William Ming
Position: Strongside Defensive End.
Rivals.com Position Ranking: 12th-ranked running back.
High school: Athens High, Athens, AL.
Commitment Date: 7/22/08.
Recruited By: Curt Cignetti.
Present height and weight: 6-4, 265 pounds.
Current workout routine: "I work my upper body on Monday and Friday. I work my lower body on Wednesday and then I condition on Saturday. Starting in March or April I will be going six days a week to get ready to report."
On his reporting date: "I'll be there June 1st."
On his future jersey number: "I don't know what number I am going to wear. I will see when I get there."
On his playing style: "I get after it. I have a high motor. I am versatile. I played every position on the front seven in high school. I think most all what helps me the most is I am a smart player."
On when he knew Alabama was right for him: "Well I grew an Alabama fan so right when I got the offer I was pretty positive that is where I wanted to go. I formed a great relationship with the coaches and players and then I was positive that I was going to play at Alabama."
On his Freshman Goals: "I want to play."
On his future roommates: "Kellen Williams is one of my roommates but we have not figured it out."
One thing people don't know about you: "Well I told this to the local newspaper before, I won the school spelling bee in fourth and fifth grade."
On what his future degree will be: "Right now I am thinking about going into business, but once I get there and look around it could change."
On playing tight end of defensive end: "They have mainly talked about defensive end, but tight end might still be a possibility."
Favorite Food: "Probably, a ribeye steak. You can't go wrong with that."
Favorite Movie: "Definitely Forrest Gump."
His Dream car: "Lamborghini"
On his favorite music: "I listen to a lot of music. I listen to rap. I grew up listening to classic rock and oldies with my dad so that has stuck with me."
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