WATCH: Quinnen Williams explains how his signature celebration started
When you’re a big guy like Alabama DL Quinnen Williams, it’s important to catch your breath every chance you get.
Apparently, that was the genesis of Williams’ signature celebration where he simply crosses his arms after making a big play.
As you can see in the interview with ESPN’s Maria Taylor below, Williams said he just wanted to do something simple because he’s usually tired after a big play:
Quinnen Williams' celebration move has the best backstory ever 🤣
— College GameDay (@CollegeGameDay) December 28, 2018
We’ll probably be seeing that celebration on Sundays next year, as Williams is expected to be a top-five pick in the 2019 NFL Draft if he declares.
This season, he has 66 tackles (18 for a loss) and eight sacks — incredible numbers for a defensive tackle.